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February 22 in San Antonio history...

1868
J. S. Friend advertises for two children stolen by Indians in Llano County. [Melinda Ann Caudle and Lee Temple Friend, who were abducted on Feb. 5.]

1957
Old 794 was offically handed over to the city.  The last of Southern Pacific’s steam locomotives will be a permanent display at Maverick Park. (It will remain there until 1999, when it was moved to Sunset Station. – Ed.)

1980
San Antonians watch the tape-delayed prime-time coverage of the highly-anticipated Olympic hockey match between the USSR and USA, on KSAT Channel 12.  The underdog Americans stun the highly-favored Russians, 4-3.
“Do you believe in miracles?  YES!”


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