October 28 in San Antonio history…

World War I -1915
The recent execution of Miss Edith Cavell combined with the proclamation from King George has spurred recruiting in Britain.  The Manchester Guardian says recruiting is going on at a higher rate than any time since the early days of the war.

Battle of Concepcion between Fannin’s force of 90 Texans and the Mexican troops from San Antonio, under General Cos. The Mexican forces are driven back to the city. Richard Andrews is killed, the first in the campaign.

For the first time in history a world premiere for a grand opera was held in San Antonio. Dr. Carl Venth’s 2-act opera, “La Vida de la Mision,” was presented at Municipal Auditorium by the Symphony Society.

City Council today approved final plans for San Antonio’s planned $8 million Convention Center.


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