During the Siege of Bexar, a Mexican sniper kills Ben Milam in the courtyard of the Verimendi Palace. Two others die in the assault.
Dr. Earl King Gill, Texas A&M University’s “12th Man,” dies at age 74 and is buried in Mission Burial Park South.
San Antonio receives a surprise snowfall of two inches. This is the most snow to fall on the Alamo City since 1985.