El Paso stands on the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte), across the border from Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
In 1659, Fray Garcia de San Francisco, established Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission of El Paso del Norte. Around this mission, the village of El Paso del Norte grew into what is now the El Paso–Juárez region.
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El Paso, a city and port of entry, capital of El Paso co., Tex., is on the Rio Grande, 712 miles WNW. of Austin, on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe, the Texas and Pacific, the Southern Pacific and the Mexican Central Rs. It has ore-smelters, iron-foundries, cigar-factories, etc., and extensive cattle interests, and exports wine from grapes grown in the district formerly known as El Paso. It is one of the chief gate-ways leading into Mexico, and is the seat of St. Joseph's Academy, a school of ...
1920 - March 22-23 - A spectacular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA.
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1952 - December 14 - KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting historyorb.com
1979 - July 10 - The temperature at El Paso, TX, hit 112 degrees, an all-time record for that location. The next day was 110 degrees.
The Weather Channel
July 10, 1979
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