September 21 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1915
Germany adopts a new field service uniform with the familiar steel helmet which will remain in use for decades.
City authorities declared they would strictly enforce the six-shooter ordinance, which required even law officers to obtain a permit from the mayor to carry a pistol.
In spite of the war in Europe, English and Irish in San Antonio joined hands with Germans to protest the changing of their street name from Washington to Prince Solms.