Monday, February 28, 2011

February 28 in San Antonio history...

1928
A committe urging about $400,000 for improvements in the impending bond issue appeared at City Hall today asking for San Antonio to vote in favor of the funds.  It promises to be the largest funds in the city's history.

1938
Marked temperature changes during the past few weeks have sent a number of San Antonians to bed with pneumonia.  Dr. W.A. King, city health officer, said the pneumonia wave, while not an epidemic, is spreading.

1968
HemisFair is seen as a boost to the president's "Discover America" program, according to F.J. Mullins, senior vice president at American Airlines.  He said material on the fair is being placed in the seat pocket of every American flight.

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