November 4 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
The Third Battle of the Izonso ends:  Italian losses 67,008; Austrian losses, 42,000 men.

The University of Texas plays their annual football game against the  Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas right here in San Antonio at the International Fairgrounds.  A&M disputes a fumble in the second half and refuses to take the field, forfeiting the game to Texas, 6-0.

The Texas Historical and Landmarks Assn. and the Sons and Daughters of the Heroes of Texas submitted a petition to the city urging preservation of the Spanish Governor’s Palace at West Commerce and Military Plaza.

Mr. and Mrs. Bertell Zachry, son and daughter-in-law of H.B. Zachry,  became the first guests of the Hilton Palacio de Rio, after they rode Room 522 from the ground as it was hoisted into place by a crane. (right)


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