San Antonio began keeping weather statistics in 1885. On this day in that year, the temperature dropped to 65 and it’s still the record low.
1918 – World War I
Secretary of War Baker deems professional baseball a non-essential occupation. “I have decided that the work or fight regulations include baseball,” he said. The secretary also expressed the opinion that draft regulations should be changed to include all persons employed solely in entertainment.
Maryland-based Sinclair Broadcasting Group Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase six television stations, including WOAI in San Antonio. The $412.5 million deal with Newport Television involves six stations in five markets, which reach about 3 percent of national TV households, according to a news release. In San Antonio, Sinclair also owns KABB, the local Fox station.