October 13 in San Antonio history…
1918 – World War I
The demand for the San Antonio Light is so great, due to the news of a possible German surrender in the near future, that many Sunday newspapers are sold without the usual comics and supplements which were printed two days earlier. The editors of the Light apologize and ask for understanding.
The circus is in town! Ringling Bros. – Barnum & Bailey circus makes its annual visit to the Alamo City.
The Ace in the Hole band, featuring singer George Strait, plays their first concert – just up the road at Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos.