A contract for the removal of the old buildings on Alamo Plaza at the site of the new opera house was about to be let.
A new bunting flag was put up over the Alamo yesterday afternoon to replace the old cotton one which was tattered and torn. It has only been within the past few months that the Texas flag has waved over the Alamo. Heretofore, the United States flag was used.
1918 – World War I
The San Antonio Light reports that the assassination of Czar Nicolas II of Russia by Bolsheviks is “confirmed.” (The Czar was not assassinated until July 17).