King Hussein of Jordan stops in San Antonio briefly on his way from Laredo to New York City to dedicate the Jordanian Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair.
RepublicBank receives a permit from city council to demolish the Texas Theater. The Conservation Society receives a federal court order to delay the demolition for 60 days.
For the first time in 102 years, the Battle of Flowers parade does not pass directly in front of the Alamo on Alamo Plaza East. It is re-routed down Alamo Street out of respect for 18th century parishioners, mostly natives, whose remains are believed to lie under Alamo Plaza East.