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February 26 in San Antonio history...

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.)

1961
Sixty-six college students, both African-American and white, stage a second peaceful demonstration at the Majestic Theater.  The demonstration fails to change the theater’s policy on segregation, however.

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.

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