A Mexican sniper kills Ben Milam in the courtyard of the Verimendi Palace. Two others die in the assault.
The Beyer Company advertises a Zenith Riviera combination radio/television/phonograph player (right) for $469.95, the equivalent of $5,124.57 today! “Be Santa to them all!”
San Antonio receives a surprise snowfall of two inches. This is the most snow to fall on the Alamo City since 1985.