The San Antonio Light advertises a new program to promote interest in aviation for boys and girls – the Junior Birdmen of America – sponsored by the Hearst Corporation. Children can mail in the printed coupon along with ten cents to join the organization, which begins in one week.
A B-29 bomber crashes on approach to Kelly Air Force Base. The plane is destroyed but all six crewmen survive.
Superbaby. That’s what Baptist Memorial Hospital has tagged Robert Daniel Sczepanik, two-day-old heavyweight born April 6. Mighty Robert weighed in at 13 pounds, 6.5 ounces, to set a possible record for the hospital in baby weights.