1917 - World War I
Anheuser-Busch promotes "Bevo," a near-beer, for the troops. "After drill or march, you're sure to see a long line of hot and dusty-throated soldier boys making a bee-line for Bevo."
Another bit of San Antonio’s romantic atmosphere – the portable chili stands on Haymarket Plaza – has vanished before the onslaught of civilization in the form of the city’s sanitation law. The matter has been kept under wraps for fear civic organizations would contest the passing of the “chili queens.”
The Runaways, featuring Joan Jett and Lita Ford, perform for the first time in San Antonio at Randy's Rodeo.