1918 – World War I
The Food Administration has rescinded the rule that only 70 percent of wheat flour be used in making cake. This means that, after Sept. 1, cake will again be a food staple. It also means that the doughnut will come into its own again and that coffee cake and sweet rolls will once more appear on breakfast menus.
Radio station KONO changes frequency from 1400 MHZ to 860 MHz. It’s still there.
WOAI-TV’s “Early Evening Report” expands from a 30-minute show to 60 minutes from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The popular news show features James Metcalf, Bob Perkins, Harold Baker and Martha Buchanan, the first female anchor of a San Antonio news program.