February 10 in San Antonio history…

A resolution is passed by city council to donate 40 acres of ground to the military on the eastern  portion of the city, on the site of the government corral near the present site of the post.  By this  grant, San Antonio won the military from Austin.  The post would become Fort Sam Houston.

World War I – 1916
Reuters Copenhagen correspondent says that the German emperor has bestowed the highest German military decoration, the Order Pour le Merite, on the commander-in-chief of the Zeppelin raiding squadron which recently attacked English towns. Iron crosses have been distributed among the Zeppelin crews.

San Antonio is chosen for the site of the new Toyota truck plant.


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