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History of Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, USA

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Roswell the states 4th largest city was founded in 1869 when a professional gambler established a lone store on the cattle trail.

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  • 1869 - Roswell the states 4th largest city was founded in 1869 when a professional gambler established a lone store on the cattle trail.

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

  • 1895 - Roswell
    Roswell, a post-office of Chaves co., New Mexico.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

  • 1906
    Roswell, a banking post-town, capital of Chaves co., N.Mex., on the Rio Hondo, 80 miles N. of Carlsbad, on the Pecos Valley and Northeastern R. It...Read MORE...


  • News 1930 - INJURED IN PLANE CRASH
    Roswell, N. M., Feb. 23. - (AP) - Onis Reynolds of Roswell, was injured, perhaps fatally, here today in an airplane crash, when his plane fell from...Read MORE...


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    Lea Hall, New Mexico Military Institute, Roswell, New Mexico
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  • News 1942 - SIX KILLED AS TWO TRAINING PLANES CRASH AT ROSWELL. BOMBERS COLLIDE WHILE ON PRACTICE MISSION, ARMY REPORTS. ONE SHIP BURNS.
    Roswell, N. M., Sept. 8 (AP) - A mid-air collision at 4000 feet between two Army training bombers cost the lives of six airmen Tuesday, two of them...Read MORE...


  • News 1947 - July 8 - Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.
    New Mexico Army Base Finds Disc

    ROSWELL, N.M., July 8. (U.P.) - Possession of a "flying disc" was disclosed today by the intelligence office of...Read MORE...


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  • Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, USA

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  • News 1952 - FIVE MEN ARE BURNED IN ROSWELL EXPLOSION.
    Roswell, Nov. 24. (AP) - A spark from a welder's torch set off an explosion late today, burning five men, two of them seriously, and destroying the...Read MORE...


  • 1953 - June 24 - KSWS TV channel 8 in Roswell, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting

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  • News February 2, 1956 - A record snowstorm in New Mexico and west Texas began on Ground Hog's Day. The storm produced 15 inches of snow at Roswell NM, and up to 33 inches in the Texas Panhandle.

    WeatherForYou.com
    February 2, 1956



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  • 1869 - Roswell the states 4th largest city was founded in 1869 when a professional gambler established a lone store on the cattle trail.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-fact/ new-mexico.html
  • 1895 - Roswell
    Roswell, a post-office of Chaves co., New Mexico.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • 1906
    Roswell, a banking post-town, capital of Chaves co., N.Mex., on the Rio Hondo, 80 miles N. of Carlsbad, on the Pecos Valley and Northeastern R. It... Read MORE...

  • News  1930 - INJURED IN PLANE CRASH
    Roswell, N. M., Feb. 23. - (AP) - Onis Reynolds of Roswell, was injured, perhaps fatally, here today in an airplane crash, when his plane fell from... Read MORE...

  • News  1942 - SIX KILLED AS TWO TRAINING PLANES CRASH AT ROSWELL. BOMBERS COLLIDE WHILE ON PRACTICE MISSION, ARMY REPORTS. ONE SHIP BURNS.
    Roswell, N. M., Sept. 8 (AP) - A mid-air collision at 4000 feet between two Army training bombers cost the lives of six airmen Tuesday, two of them... Read MORE...

  • News  1947 - July 8 - Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.
    New Mexico Army Base Finds Disc

    ROSWELL, N.M., July 8. (U.P.) - Possession of a "flying disc" was disclosed today by the intelligence office of... Read MORE...

  • News  1952 - FIVE MEN ARE BURNED IN ROSWELL EXPLOSION.
    Roswell, Nov. 24. (AP) - A spark from a welder's torch set off an explosion late today, burning five men, two of them seriously, and destroying the... Read MORE...

  • 1953 - June 24 - KSWS TV channel 8 in Roswell, NM (NBC) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • News  February 2, 1956 - A record snowstorm in New Mexico and west Texas began on Ground Hog's Day. The storm produced 15 inches of snow at Roswell NM, and up to 33 inches in the Texas Panhandle.

    WeatherForYou.com
    February 2, 1956

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