Tuesday, February 15, 2011

February 15 in San Antonio history...

1921
The organization of the Southwest Texas Baptist Conference as a permanent institution was effected at the opening session of the two-day conference which opened this morning at the First Baptist Church.

1931
A national and state offical of the United Daughters of the Confederacy were present Saturday to witness unveiling of a bronze tablet to the memory of Sidney Lanier, who made his home at the Menger in 1872.

1951
More than 2,600 cattle, hogs and sheep were at the Coliseum today for the San Antonio Livestock Exposition opening. No cancellations had been received from entrants due to ice-blocked highways, but some were delayed.

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