Carl Hilmar Guenther who built the Guenther mills in 1859, dies at his residence at 205 Guenther Street. He was born in Germany and came to the U.S. as a young man in 1848.
No less than 50,000 people pack Alamo Plaza to hear President Taft’s first public speech in this city. Other thousands line the streets to get a glimpse of the distinguished visitor.
A large vaudeville company, including the Marx Brothers, plays the Majestic Theater (not the current Majestic Theater.)