May 26 in San Antonio history…
The velocipede (bicycle) makes its first appearance in San Antonio.
The roof of the steeple at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church has been finished. It is the highest and finest spire in the city. A little work about the base of the slate roof yet remains to be done.
San Antonio resident, Jimmie Rodgers, “The Singing Brakeman” dies at the Taft Hotel in New York.