The Edison phonograph made its first appearance in the Alamo City – in the Alamo Literary Hall.
The 1939 classic film “The Wizard of Oz” is broadcast on television for the first time. It shows on KENS Channel 5 from 8 to 10 p.m. The Texas A&M Aggies football game with Arkansas is shown from 8 to 10:30 p.m. on WOAI Channel 4. It is not known who got the most viewers. (The Aggies won, by the way, 27-0.)
The Harte-Hanks company buys shares in the San Antonio Express newspaper from the Grice family.