August 11 in San Antonio history…
1917 – World War I
The war of the Cibolo River is at an end. With the spectacular clash between the Red and the Blue forces of Camp Funston student officers in the trenches of the Fifty-seventh Infantry Friday night, four days of gruelling mimic warfare for the students was brought to a close.
San Antonio’s second radio station (WCAR) begins broadcasting from 324 N. Navarro St. It is later renamed KTSA. (License date 5/9/22)
Bexar County Commissioners Court in a special resolution passed this morning, censured the city of San Antonio for its “ill-advised” granting of a permit for a Communist Party meeting in the Municipal Auditorium.