Daily Archives: February 13, 2018

Feburary 13 in San Antonio history…

1913
On this day in 1913, Ignacio E. Lozano founded La Prensa, a Spanish-language daily newspaper published in San Antonio to address the needs of Mexicans residing temporarily in the United States who wished to follow events in Mexico, which was engulfed in the Mexican Revolution.

1918 – World War I
A. Summers, a member of the 28th Canadian Battalion and injured in a gas attack in France in September of 1916, has decided to settle in San Antonio in hopes that the balmy climate will help heal his injured lungs.  He recounted the story of the gas attack in the San Antonio Light.

1978
Mel Tillis entertains at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

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