January 26 in San Antonio history…
Autoists and dealers protested City Council’s action limiting speeds of bicycles and cars in San Antonio to six miles per hour. A good horse can go faster than that, they argued, yet is not so controllable as a mechanical conveyance.
The Plaza Hotel (later the Granada) holds its grand opening.
Work was begun this week on a $500,000 enlargment program at Sears, Roebuck & Co. on Romana Plaza (now the site of the downtown Central Library.)