August 21 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1915
The sinking of the liner Arabic by a German U-boat yesterday combined with American lives lost on the Lusitania last May has Americans wondering if the United States will be drawn into war.
Preliminary steps in the city’s $600,000 flood prevention program were taken yesterday when test holes for the cross-town channel were sunk.
Hemisfair ’68 features the buttoned-down mind of Bob Newhart along with Louis Armstrong and Harper’s Bizarre at the Hemisfair Theater for the Performing Arts (now Lila Cockrell Theater.)