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February 17 in San Antonio history...

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Piggly Wiggly opened San Antonio’s first self-service grocery at 122 W  Commerce, across from Alamo National Bank.

1950
The first San Antonio Rodeo and Livestock Exposition is kicked off – in the brand new Bexar County Coliseum (later known as the Joe & Harry Freeman Coliseum.)

1984
The 70-year old exhibit hall at the Kendall County Fairgrounds in Boerne is destroyed by fire.  The cause is later determined to be arson.

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