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February 26 in San Antonio history...

1936
Amelia Earhart, famed woman flyer, in San Antonio for a visit, spiked rumors that she is planning another around-the-world flight.
(Despite her denial, she was in fact planning an around the world flight.  She left Oakland on May 21, 1937 and disappeared on July 2.)

1984
The USFL’s San Antonio Gunslingers play their first game, a home game at Alamo Stadium, against the New Orleans Breakers…   and lose, 13-10.

1987dawson
After 31 years forecasting San Antonio’s weather, KSAT-TV’s Jim Dawson (right) retires.  He has been with Channel 12 since the station debuted in 1957.

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