February 14 in San Antonio history…

1916
Second lieutenant and future President Dwight D. Eisenhower, stationed at Ft. Sam Houston,  proposes to Mamie Doud.  She accepts.

1943
C. F. Holcombe and B. C. Glaze of the San Antonio Transit Company have equipped their cars with first-aid and firefighting apparatus to assist in the event of disaster.

1982
The then-unknown Irish group U2 makes their first appearance in San Antonio (right), playing at Cardi’s – a briefly renamed Randy’s Rodeo, promoting their current album “October.”  Tickets were $3.

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