First Lieutenant Irving McCracken, a native San Antonian and 1903 graduate of West Texas Military Academy (now TMI), is killed at Camp Kearny when a hand grenade explodes during training. He is buried in City Cemetery #3.
The Central Park Fox Twin Theatre opens with world premiere of “Viva Max”. The stars of the movie in attendance are: Peter Ustinov, John Astin, Harry Morgan, Pamela Tiffen & Keenan Wynn. (right)
Jerry Tarkanian is fired as head coach of the San Antonio Spurs after a 9-11 in only 20 games. He is replaced with John Lucas.