Friday, March 5, 2021

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February 12 in San Antonio history...

San Antonio begins transition from streetcars to buses, discontinuing the Highland Park, Denver Heights, Beacon Hill, Tobin Hill and South Presa traction lines.

A fire sweeps through Ursuline Academy, gutting a portion of the school that had been built in 1913.  By the time firemen bring the fire under control, only the walls remain standing.  Some unstable walls are knocked down by water pressure.

B. J. Thomas plays a concert at Blossom Athletic Center with Blues Image.  A local band, Flash, opens the show.  The lead guitarist and vocalist for Flash is Alamo Heights HS graduate, Chris Geppert – later known as Christopher Cross.

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