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February 25 in San Antonio history...

1942
Trinity University, a Presbyterian institution in Waxahachie, agrees to relocate to San Antonio and merge with the University of San Antonio, a Methodist university. 31 more words

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February 24 in San Antonio history...

1836
The Texans in the Alamo are summoned by Santa Anna to surrender.  He is answered by a cannon shot.

Colonel William Barrett Travis writes his famous letter: 250 more words

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Arlington Pre-school teacher fired

Nancy Salem, a hijab-wearing Muslim teacher of South Arlington 2-year-olds was first suspended and then fired after a Texas-based group Canary Mission outed her for using social media to spread Jew hatred. 35 more words

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February 23 in San Antonio history...

1720
Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo is founded by Father Margil de Jesus, who names it in honor of San Jose, San Miguel and Governor Aguayo (Jose de Azlor y Virto de Vera, the Marquis de Aguayo, appointed Governor of Texas and Coahuila in 1719).   75 more words

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February 22 in San Antonio history...

1917
A proclamation signed by Mayor Brown, County Judge Davis and President Franz C. Groos, of the Chamber of Commerce, is as follows: “In appreciation of the distinguished services rendered this republic by that great soldier and patriot, Major General Frederick Funston, and as an expression of the high esteem and love felt for him by citizens of every rank in San Antonio, we, the undersigned, call a memorial meeting in his honor, to be held at Beethoven Hall on Saturday. 69 more words

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February 21 in San Antonio history...

1860
Colonel Robert E. Lee, Lieutenant Colonel of 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrives at San Antonio to take charge of the Department of Texas.

1917
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February 20 in San Antonio history...

1962
The San Antonio Light, an afternoon paper, proudly trumpeted the news that John Glenn had become the first American to orbit the earth (right).   50 more words

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