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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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1706 - Villa de Albuquerque founded webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nmtimeln.htm
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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 Better Ones.

The cause of the disastrous fire in the Matthews Jersey dairy, north of the city Saturday night remains a mystery. No one had been about the buildings for hours as far as known, there...Read MORE...

Albuquerque, a city, capital of Bernalillo co., N.Mex., on the Rio Grande and on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe R., at the junction of the Atlantic and Pacific R., 56 miles (direct) SW. of Santa Fe. Elevation, 4930 feet. It is the seat of a territorial university (University of New Mexico) and...Read MORE...

Manuel D. Lucero, a car repair man at the Santa Fe shops, was killed yesterday when a boiler which was being moved by a large wrecking crane, bent the arm of the crane and struck him on the head. He died almost instantly. He leaves a wife and five children, father, mother, three brothers and one...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 building to be heated by solar energy. It is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
August 1, 1957
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1958 - December 28-29 - Albuquerque, NM, received 14.2 inches of snow to establish a 24 hour record.

The Weather Channel
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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 resources/ state-fact/ new-mexico.html
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flag  Maria Marcelina Trujillo (4 January 1826, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - , )

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