April 16 in San Antonio history…

1918 – World War I
Margaret Wilson, daughter of the President, gives a concert at Camp Stanley tomorrow night as part of a series of concerts under the auspices of the Y.M.C.A.  She gave two concerts at Kelly Field last night to capacity crowds.

1978
San Antonio’s answer to Evel Knievel, “Even Steven” Baker, jumps six new Ford Thunderbirds in the parking lot of Deja Vu nightclub.

1990
Officials from Opryland USA and USAA officially announce that the name of the planned $100 million, 201-acre musical theme park to be located in northwest San Antonio will be called Fiesta Texas.

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