November 5 in San Antonio history…
1918 – World War I
The influenza report issued this morning shows great improvement. Only six new cases of influenza were admitted to the base hospital at Ft. Sam Houston. Two deaths were reported also. Camp Travis admitted 49 new cases of flu with two deaths. Twenty-three recovered patients were sent back to duty.
San Antonio voters reject the campaign to fluoridate the water supply, leaving San Antonio as the only major city in Texas without the tooth decay preventative.
Ground is broken on the Alamodome, located on the former Alamo Iron Works site and adjacent property, on the east side of Interstate 37 and across from the HemisFair Park area.