February 21 in San Antonio history…

1860
Colonel Robert E. Lee, Lieutenant Colonel of 2nd Cavalry Regiment arrives at San Antonio to take charge of the Department of Texas.

1887
Staying one step ahead of the law, the Washington Theater closed its doors tonight to avoid being officially closed by the district attorney.

1909
Alderman Lockwood objects to the suggestion that Avenue C and River Avenue be changed to Broadway.

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