February 4 in San Antonio history…

World War I -1916
Austrian forces occupy Kroja, 25 miles north of Durazzo in modern-day Albania.

1937
Work on the state park to surround the Alamo will start immediately.  Included in the $82,000 project is preservation work on the shrine, erection of a museum, landscaping, sprinklers and plaques.

1972
Final plans and specifications for initial buildings, site development and utility distribution system at the new University of Texas at San Antonio were approved by UT regents today.  Plans cover seven buildings encompassing 7000,000 gross square feet of floor space at an estimated cost of $36,522,000.

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