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History of Fresno, California, USA

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Fresno, California, USA

Fresno, Fresno, California, USA

Fresno proclaims itself the Raisin Capital of the World.

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  • 1895 - Fresno
    Fresno, a flourishing city, the capital of Fresno co., Cal., at the geographical centre of the state, on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 210 miles by r...Read MORE...


  • 1910 - September 14-15 - Rains of .27 inch on the 14th and .73 inch on the 15th were the earliest and heaviest of record for Fresno CA, which, along with much of California, experiences a "rainy season" in the winter.

    The Weather Channel

  • Fresno, California, USA
    Kearney Drive, Fresno, Calif.
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  • Fresno, California, USA
    Post Office and Court House
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  • News 1915 - INCENDIARY FIRE IN FRESNO - Blaze Threatens Business District. Man Confesses to Starting Fire.
    FRESNO. Nov. 29. - After fire wrought $30,000 damage in Frank Hickman's store and threatened to spread ruin throughout the business section early toda...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Fresno, a city, the capital of Fresno co., Cal., on the Southern Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rs., 208 miles SE. of San Francisco. It...Read MORE...


  • 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.

    The Weather Channel

  • 1922 - March 23 - KMJ-AM in Fresno CA begins radio transmissions

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  • Fresno, California, USA
    Hall's Drive-In Restaurant

    "Hall's Drvie-In Restaurant was a popular spot to stop on US Highway 99. It was located south of Fresno at US Highway 99 and Church Avenue, a half mile south of the Monterey Overpass. A restaurant operates at that... Read MORE...

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  • 1953 - June 1 - KMJ TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Kearney Drive, Fresno, Calif.
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Post Office and Court House
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Hall's Drive-In Restaurant

"Hall's Drvie-In Restaurant was a popular spot to stop on US Highway 99. It was located south of Fresno at US Highway 99 and Church Avenue, a half mile south of the Monterey Overpass. A restaurant operates at that... Read MORE...

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History and News of Fresno, California, USA

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  • 1895 - Fresno
    Fresno, a flourishing city, the capital of Fresno co., Cal., at the geographical centre of the state, on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 210 miles by... Read MORE...

  • 1910 - September 14-15 - Rains of .27 inch on the 14th and .73 inch on the 15th were the earliest and heaviest of record for Fresno CA, which, along with much of California, experiences a "rainy season" in the winter.

    The Weather Channel
  • News  1915 - INCENDIARY FIRE IN FRESNO - Blaze Threatens Business District. Man Confesses to Starting Fire.
    FRESNO. Nov. 29. - After fire wrought $30,000 damage in Frank Hickman's store and threatened to spread ruin throughout the business section early... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Fresno, a city, the capital of Fresno co., Cal., on the Southern Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rs., 208 miles SE. of San Francisco.... Read MORE...

  • 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.

    The Weather Channel
  • 1922 - March 23 - KMJ-AM in Fresno CA begins radio transmissions

    historyorb.com
  • 1953 - June 1 - KMJ TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com

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