The cornerstone is laid and dedicated for the new Confederate monument in Travis Park. The monument was removed from the park in September 2017.
1918 – World War I
Six months of hard labor and the relinquishment of two-thirds of his pay for that six months was the sentence imposed on John Howard of Kelly Field for writing letters to friends in Spokane, Washington containing false statements about the general conditions at Kelly Field.
San Antonian Ed White becomes the first astronaut to “walk” in space when he opens the hatch of his Gemini 4 capsule and floats outside.
(Photo courtesy of NASA.)