A flood of mail arrived at the mayor's office protesting the removal of two murals, alleged to depict Communist symbols, from the walls of Municipal Auditorium. The mayor said they would stay down.
Publication of the San Antonio Light, Express and Evening News was suspended when members of the American Typographical Union walked out of the composing rooms of these three newspapers.
The imported fire ant relentlessly continues a spreading invasion on San Antonio. During the past four months the ants have infested an additional 1,600 acres since they were discovered covering a 3,500 acre tracer in the southern part of the city.
Elvis Presley played his final concert in San Antonio. He would die one year later, on August 16, 1977.