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September 25 in San Antonio history...

1890
The perfected arrangements for the construction in this city of the largest hotel in the South were made public today.  The company has been incorporated with a capital of $2,000,000, every dollar of which will be put into the hotel.  The incorporators are Mrs. Mary Maverick, George Maverick, Sam Maverick, Albert Maverick and Reagan Houston, all of San Antonio.  The building will occupy the site of the old Maverick homestead on Avenue D, opposite the new post office.

1917 – World War I
The Camp Travis base hospital is ready to receive patients. A medical officer and detachment of enlisted men have been stationed at the hospital and several hundred beds are ready. The building are rapidly being completed and within a few days all of them will be ready for occupancy.  At the present time the hospital is sufficiently finished to meet all camp requirements. The buildings cost about $600,000 and have been less than a month in building.

1922WOAI
Radio station WOAI (“World OAgricultural Information”) transmits its first radio broadcast. It is the third radio station in San Antonio (right).

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