August 24 in San Antonio history…
1918 – World War I
The House of Representatives declares today that the draft age will be set from 18 to 45 years. An amendment to take in all aliens who are subjects of any of the countries allied with the United States was also adopted.
A 13-member committee chooses the 47-acre site of the former Alamo Iron Works to be the future location of the proposed domed stadium.