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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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Where is Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA? 

Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, USA

Albuquerque was named in honor of Francisco, Duke of Alburquerque, who was viceroy of New Spain from 1653 to 1660.

In 1706, the town was founded as a trading post between the Tiwa Puebloan peoples and the Hispanos in Nuevo México by Francisco Cuervo y Valdés for New Spain.

In 1850, the town became part of U.S. New Mexico Territory.

In 1912, the city becomes part of the new State of New Mexico.wikipedia


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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - Indian Building and Santa Fe Station, The Alvarado, Albuquerque, N.M.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Indian Building and Santa Fe Station, The Alvarado, Albuquerque, N.M.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - St. Vincents Academy, Albuquerque, N.M.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

St. Vincents Academy, Albuquerque, N.M.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - Masonic Temple
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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1706 - Villa de Albuquerque founded

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1893 - September 28 - Albuquerque, NM, was soaked with 2.25 inches of rain, enough to establish a 24 hour record for that city.

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News  1907 - Origin Of Fire In Dairy Is A Mystery
Total Damage by Matthews Blaze Not Over $2,000, Buildings Will Be At Once Replaced by Larger and...Read MORE...

1916
Albuquerque, a city, capital of Bernalillo co., N.Mex., on the Rio Grande and on the Atchison,...Read MORE...

News  1920 - MANUEL LUCERO IS KILLED AT THE SANTA FE SHOPS
Manuel D. Lucero, a car repair man at the Santa Fe shops, was killed yesterday when a boiler which...Read MORE...

1922 - April 05 - KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM begins radio transmissions

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1948 - November 29 - KOB TV channel 4 in Albuquerque, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting

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News  1957 - August 1 - 1st commercial building heated by Sun (Albuquerque NM)
The Bridgers and Paxton Office Building in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the first commercial...Read MORE...

1958 - December 28-29 - Albuquerque, NM, received 14.2 inches of snow to establish a 24 hour record.

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1972 - Originating in 1972, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each October who come to witness the more than 600 colorful hot air balloons ascend into the air

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flag  Maria Marcelina TRUJILLO (4 January 1826, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - , )
 

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