August 2 in San Antonio history…
1918 – World War I
Recent reports from the Western Front have indicated that a new malady called “Spanish influenza” and “Flanders fever” has been causing much trouble in the German armies. The allies have not suffered from this illness to any large extent but, among the German troops, entire companies have been put out of action.
Elvis Presley plays the Convention Center Arena for his final San Antonio appearance.
Four San Antonio movie theaters offer the complete Star Wars trilogy for $5 beginning today: Northwest, Galaxy, South Park Mall and Ingram Mall 6.