April 3 in San Antonio history…
The San Antonio Herald, a weekly newspaper formerly known as the Alamo Star, published their first issue.
The weekly San Antonio Evening Light is discontinued and, under new management, the first issue of the San Antonio Daily Light newspaper rolls off the printing press.
Henry Cisneros is elected mayor of San Antonio, becoming the first Mexican-American mayor in a major U.S. city. His opponent was John Steen.