November 16 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1915
The city holds a parade at 3:00 o’clock today to kick off the two-day celebration honoring tomorrow’s arrival of the Liberty Bell to San Antonio.
Mark Twain Junior High School is dedicated.
The $1,500,00 Nix Professional Building opens with great fanfare. The Gothic 23-story building, “the first of its kind in the world,” features a basement with a cafeteria, tailor shop and barbershop; eight floors of car storage space, ten floors of office space and a 200-bed hospital on the top six floors. There is also a private bathroom, a radio receiving set and a telephone in every room.
KONO 860 begins simulcasting on KFAN-FM (101.1) except for four hours between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. The station will eventually take over completely and be renamed KONO-FM.