A resolution is passed by city council to donate 40 acres of ground to the military on the eastern portion of the city, on the site of the government corral near the present site of the post. With this grant, San Antonio won the military from Austin. The post would later become Fort Sam Houston.
When Sgt. A. F. Farrar jumped from a disabled Dodd Field plane, the form-fitting, back-type parachute designed by Master Sgt. E. H. Nichols, Brooks Field, received its first emergency test and proved highly successful.
George Strait plays the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo for the first time.