The Carnegie free library is to be located in this city, it was announced.
The new bridge crossing Salado Creek on Martin Luther King Drive is dedicated to the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the anniversary of his death. Mayor Pro Tem Helen Dutmer, Joe Webb, Earl Campbell (superintendent of the San Antonio School District’s Area II) and the Rev. R. A. Callies participate in the ceremony.
The South Texas Nuclear Plant (officially known as South Texas Project Electric Generating Station), the first nuclear plant in Texas, begins producing power. The city of San Antonio owns a 40% stake in the plant, located near Bay City.