From the archives of The Daily News for Feb. 28:
• In 1914, the arrival in port of the Booth Line steamship Stephen brought to Galveston a trio of men credited with one of the most spectacular and heroic sea rescues when, on Jan. 4, they saved part of the crew of the tank steamship Oklahoma, which broke in two and went down off the Atlantic coast.
• In 1914, a shipment of 450 head of cattle brought from Mexico on board the steamship Atlantis was detained at the wharf dock pens for further inspection.
• In 1964, homeowners in Galveston and Pelican Island were told that the insurance deductible for windstorm, hurricane, hail and extended coverage policies was increasing from $100 to $250.
• In 1964, the Galveston Little Theater was in rehearsal for its next production, under the direction of Eddie Jamison.
• In 1989, county commissioners learned heavy road equipment cost the county $56,938 less than estimated, after which commissioners approved all five items.
• In 1989, four candidates had filed for election to fill two vacant positions on the Galveston City Council at the end of the first week of the filing period.