Friday, February 25, 2011

February 25 in San Antonio history...

1892
The artesian well at the Santa Rosa Hospital still in running its water into W. Houston, ruining the macadam on the street. It should be stopped.

1932
One German army officer, two officers of the regular Army and 98 flying cadets will be graduated from the basic cource at Randolph Field this week, the first class to finish training at the West Point of the Air.

1942
Date-making flying cadets have made empty telephone booths scarce about town and prompted the Gunter Hotel to install a whole battery of the nickel-dialers to the basement.

1949
Jack Handey, of Deep Thoughts fame, was born in San Antonio on this day.

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