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History of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, USA

New Mexico's largest city Albuquerque was founded in 1706 as a Spanish farming community. It was named after a province in Spain.

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  • 1706 - Villa de Albuquerque founded

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nmtimeln.htm

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

    The Weather Channel

  • 1895 - Albuquerque
    Albuquerque, al-boo-kèr'kä, a city, capital of Bernalillo co, New Mexico, on the Rio Grande, and on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé Railroad, at the...Read MORE...


  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Indian Building and Santa Fe Station, The Alvarado, Albuquerque, N.M.
    Postcard
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    St. Vincents Academy, Albuquerque, N.M.
    Postcard
  • 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...Read MORE...


  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Masonic Temple
    Postcard
  • 1916
    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...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 was being moved by a large wrecking crane, bent...Read MORE...


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

    historyorb.com

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

    historyorb.com

  • 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...Read MORE...


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

    The Weather Channel

  • 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

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-fact/ new-mexico.html



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Indian Building and Santa Fe Station, The Alvarado, Albuquerque, N.M.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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St. Vincents Academy, Albuquerque, N.M.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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Masonic Temple
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History and News of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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  • 1706 - Villa de Albuquerque founded

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nmtimeln.htm
  • 1893 - September 28 - Albuquerque, NM, was soaked with 2.25 inches of rain, enough to establish a 24 hour record for that city.

    The Weather Channel
  • 1895 - Albuquerque
    Albuquerque, al-boo-kèr'kä, a city, capital of Bernalillo co, New Mexico, on the Rio Grande, and on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fé Railroad, at the... Read MORE...

  • 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... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    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... 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 was being moved by a large wrecking crane, bent... Read MORE...

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

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

    historyorb.com
  • 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... Read MORE...

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

    The Weather Channel
  • 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

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-fact/ new-mexico.html

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