A 47-mile-an-hour wind knocked San Antonio’s temperature down to 13 degrees overnight and held it to a high of 20 at noon. (1895 still holds the record low and lowest maximum temperature records for February 7.)
George Gervin scores 12 points in his first game as a San Antonio Spur. The Utah Stars win the game, however, 86-83.
At 8:19 a.m., 220 pounds of dynamite is detonated and the 69 year-old G.A Stowers building (right), located at Main and Houston streets, is turned into a 20-foot high pile of rubble and dust.