October 29 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1914
Newspapers report that Germany has tried to broker peace with France by offering Metz and a part of Alsace. The hope was that Germany could separate France from the other allies. The offer was rejected.
All lights in Bexar County were out for the first time in history last night due to a public service power failure. The blackout extended beyond the county limits as far as Comfort, Boerne, Kerrville, New Braunfels, and Floresville.
Texas A&M (7-0) and SMU (1-7) play a wild game in the Alamodome, ending in a 21-21 after a last-second missed field goal by the Mustangs.