March 1 in San Antonio history…
St. Mary’s Institute opens at its new location on College Street along the east bank of the San Antonio River.
Adina De Zavala, the “Angel of the Alamo,” whose efforts helped preserve the long barracks on the Alamo grounds, dies at the age of 93. Her funeral is held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and her casket is draped with the Texas flag. She is buried at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Stan Kenton brings his orchestra to entertain at Randy’s Rodeo.