The Beach Boys perform at Municipal Auditorium. Opening acts are San Antonio favorites Rene & Rene and a band from Detroit known as the Bob Seger System.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority begins using new RTS-II buses on various routes in the city. San Antonio is the second city in the US to obtain this type of bus. 121 buses are purchased and will be fully operational by March.
At 8:19 a.m., 220 pounds of dynamite is detonated and the 69 year-old G.A Stowers building, located at Main and Houston streets, is turned into a 20-foot high pile of rubble and dust.