October 12 in San Antonio history…
San Antonians looked forward to the next day’s football clash between the University of Texas and Oklahoma A&M to be held locally.
1918 – World War I
A dispatch has been received from Berlin that reports acceptance of President Wilson’s peace terms from earlier this week. It is interpreted by officials that this does not mean the end of the war and it is expected that Germany will make a counterdemand.
Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy makes a campaign stop in San Antonio. Kennedy tells the crowd gathered in front of the Alamo, “In 1960, the cause of all mankind is the cause of all Americans.”