The entire west block of Military Plaza, including the Fashion Theater (right), is consumed by fire.
1918 – World War I
It is believed that German surrender is imminent and the armistice will be signed as soon as the courier returns to Marshal Foch’s headquarters from the German Army headquarters. He has been held up by the German failure to abide by the cease-fire order from the French.
Actress and former Ziegfeld Girl, Martha Mansfield, makes an appearance at the Empire Theatre. She is in San Antonio filming “The Warrens of Virginia” in Brackenridge Park.