The new African-American newspaper, the San Antonio Register, owned by Valmo C. Bellinger, publishes its first issue.
The U.S. Bureau of Public Roads approves the route of the controversial North Freeway (now 281) through the Incarnate Word property.
The San Antonio Express reports that a demolition permit is being sought to raze the art deco-style Laurel Theater at 2310 San Pedro Avenue in the Monte Vista Historical District. City staff said the owner, Barshop Enterprises, wants to clear the land and has no other site plans. The request will go to the Historic Review Board.