1918 – World War I
The Red Cross parade celebrating the war fund drive for $125,000 kicks off at 4:30 p.m. at Avenue D and Third street.
The Texas Theater shows a one-night-only sneak preview of “Wings,” starring Clara Bow, Charles “Buddy” Rogers, Richard Arlen and Gary Cooper, before the official world premiere at the Criterion Theater in New York on August 12. The motion picture was filmed in and around San Antonio and would win the first “Best Picture” Academy Award.
It might go down in history as the most memorable turnover in Spurs history and one of the most excruciating moments endured by Spurs Nation. Rod Strickland’s ill-timed, two-handed, behind-the-back pass failed to connect with Sean Elliott. The error paved the way for a Portland comeback which sparked the Trail Blazers to an improbable 108-105 overtime Game 7 victory in the Western Conference Semifinals in 1990.