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February 5 in San Antonio history...

1877
The first passenger train leaves San Antonio bound for New York.  Military officers are aboard the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio train, nicknamed the “Sunset Route.”

1929
The old City Hall clock which tolled the passing of the hours since it was placed in the tower in 1890 has been declared beyond human aid and will be retired.

1970
Roger Martinez, a sophomore at St. Mary’s University, sets a world record by swallowing 225 live goldfish in 41 minutes.

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