November 16 in San Antonio history…
The San Antonio Light reports that a giant horse named Dr. LeGear is attracting much attention at the fair. Dr. LeGear is a dapple seal brown Percheron gelding, 21 hands tall, takes a 32 inch collar, is 16 feet from tip to tip, and is eight years old.
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.
Westmoorland College becomes the University of San Antonio.