1918 – World War I
A plan of reorganization, that makes Kelly Field into an even more efficient machine for converting recruit units into trained aero squadrons, was put into operation at the field this morning. By it, the first training brigade will receive the men as they arrive off the train, test them for trades and organize them into squadrons. In the second training brigade, they will be given intensive training, and as the call comes for men overseas, they will be sent from the camp completely equipped and trained.
San Antonio drivers are dismayed as the speed limit drops to the federally-mandated 55 mph at one minute after midnight. The limit will remain at the “double-nickel” until Congress lifted all federal speed limit controls in the November 28, 1995, National Highway Designation Act, returning all speed limit determination authority to the states effective December 8, 1995.
The Balcones Heights shopping mall built as Wonderland Mall in 1960, renamed Crossroads Mall in 1987, changes its name again to “Wonderland of the Americas.”