The roof and central dome of San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo Mission collapse during midnight Mass. Fortunately, the mass is being held in an adjoining room instead of the nave.
Local merchant Nat Washer begins a Christmas tradition of treating local newsboys to a free Christmas dinner at the St. Anthony Hotel. The newsboys will gather around the monument in Travis Park at 11:45 a.m. and will be given a ticket to the dinner. Only boys with clean hands and faces will be admitted and that requirement is thoroughly understood by the boys.
San Antonio reaches the hottest ever December temperature – 90 degrees. It is still the record and the only day that ever reached the ninety degree mark in December in San Antonio.