Colonel Robert E. Lee, Lieutenant Colonel of 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrives at San Antonio to take charge of the Department of Texas.
Maj. Gen. John J. Pershing was formally appointed commander of the Southern Department with headquarters at Ft. Sam Houston. He succeeds Gen. Funston who died two days ago.
The mercury rises all the way to 100 degrees today – the earliest date to ever hit the century mark in the Alamo City. This surpassed the previous record of 89 degrees in 1899.