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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).   110 more words

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February 22 in San Antonio history...

1889
The San Antonio City Brewery will shortly put on the market their excellent XXX Pearl beer.  Orders are in already for the first output. 83 more words

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February 21 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
A giant service flag containing about 300 stars, representing the contribution of the Main Avenue High School’s former students to the country’s service will be presented to the school at 3 o’clock this afternoon by the high school’s Parent-Teacher Association. 73 more words

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February 20 in San Antonio history...

1920 – Word War I
Six cavalry regiments, instead of five as originally announced, will be organized in the Southern Department.  The sixth organization is to stationed at Fort Sam Houston.  93 more words

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February 19 in San Antonio history...

1877
The first passenger train (Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio) arrives in the city.  The public celebrates with a torchlight parade.

1918 – World War I… 120 more words

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February 18 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
As a tribute to his American spirit, Chester Basse, for years the proprietor of the Bismarck Cafe, one of the best known of San Antonio’s eating houses, has changed the name to the Cafe Basse and the picture of the Iron Chancellor, which formerly adorned the sign, has been taken down. 62 more words

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February 17 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
1,212 soldiers who cannot read or write English are now studying the language at Camp Travis every night, supervised by 63 soldier-teachers. 149 more words

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