March 2 in San Antonio history…
Texas declares independence from Mexico at Washington-On-The-Brazos.
The Ordinance of Secession (right), passed at the convention in Austin on February 1, goes into effect and Texas becomes a member of the Confederacy. (original document held at the Texas State Library and Archives)
The first flight in a military airplane occurred at Fort Sam Houston by Lt. Benjamin Foulois, flying Army Aeroplane #1.