Because of its afternoon publication, the San Antonio Light scoops the rival Express newspaper, bringing news of the first airplane flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (right).
Arturo Trevino, a local grocer, paid $3 for an airplane flight over the city and jumped to his death 3,500 feet above his grocery store. He missed the store and his body crashed through the residence of Frank Padalecki next door. Trevino’s body went through the tin roof, ceiling and floor, breaking a gas main under the house.
Mayor Henry Cisneros presides at dedication ceremonies for the Paseo del Alamo pedestrian walkway linking the Alamo and the San Antonio River. The Hyatt Regency Hotel also holds an invitation-only grand opening party.