History Hop Tags - New Mexico

New Mexico
New Mexico - Notable Historical Events

Franklin PierceJun 24, 1853

Doc HollidayJul 19, 1879

Billy the KidApr 18, 1881

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New Mexico - Historical Events
Date Event
1680-08-10

In New Mexico, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads

1848-02-02

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican War; US acquires Texas California, New Mexico & Arizona for $15 million

1848-05-30

Mexico ratifies treaty giving US; New Mexico, California & parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona & Colorado in return for $15 million

1848-08-22

The United States annexes New Mexico

1850-09-09

Territories of New Mexico & Utah created

1853-06-24

Gadsden Purchase 29,670-square-mile (76,800 square km) from Mexico (now southern Arizona and New Mexico) for $10 million signed by President Franklin Pierce

1861-07-27

Confederate troops occupy Fort Fillmore, New Mexico

1867-03-02

US Congress abolishes peonage in New Mexico

1868-06-01

Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

1878-02-18

John Tunstall is murdered by outlaw Jessie Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico.

1879-07-19

Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon.

1881-04-18

Billy the Kid escapes from the Lincoln County jail in Mesilla, New Mexico.

1884-12-01

American Old West: Near Frisco, New Mexico, deputy sheriff Elfego Baca holds off a gang of 80 Texan cowboys who want to kill him for arresting Charles McCarthy.

1893-03-10

New Mexico State University cancels its 1st graduation ceremony; its only graduand Sam Steele was robbed & killed the night before

1912-01-06

New Mexico becomes 47th state

1913-09-22

Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson New Mexico

1918-05-20

1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)

1923-02-08

Coal mine explosion at Dawson, New Mexico kills 120

1945-07-16

1st test detonation of an atomic bomb, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico as part of the US Manhatten Project

1946-05-22

First US rocket (WAC Corporal) to reach edge of space fired from White Sands Missile Range New Mexico

1947-07-08

Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.

1949-02-24

V-2/WAC-Corporal 1st rocket to 5x speed of sound at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico,

1951-02-01

-50°F (-46°C), Gavilan, New Mexico (state record)

1951-11-01

First atomic explosion witnessed by troops, New Mexico

1955-05-18

28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record)

1958-05-16

Eli Beeding experiences 83 g deceleration on a rocket sled, New Mexico

1961-12-10

US performs nuclear test at Carlsbad New Mexico (underground)

1991-10-05

Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17

1994-06-25

105°F (40.5°C) at Albuquerque New Mexico

1994-06-26

107°F (41.6°C) at Albuquerque, New Mexico

1994-06-27

118°F (47.8°C) at Lakewood New Mexico[dup]

1994-06-27

118°F (47.8°C) at Lakewood New Mexico (state record)

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New Mexico - Notable Birthdays

William HannaJul 14, 1910

Tom BrookshierDec 16, 1931

Jeff BezosJan 12, 1964

New Mexico - Birthdays
Date Event
1864-10-20

James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1951)

1910-07-14

William Hanna, Melrose New Mexico, animator (Hanna-Barbera- Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), (d. 2001)

1927-06-30

Joseph R Skeen, (Rep-R-New Mexico, 1981- )

1931-12-16

Tom Brookshier, Roswell New Mexico, American football player and sportscaster

1932-05-07

Pete Domenici, Republican senator from New Mexico

1943-10-03

Jeff Bingaman, (Sen-D-New Mexico, 1983- )

1946-03-04

Bob Toledo, 2006 New Mexico Bowl

1947-03-18

Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)

1947-11-15

William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )

1959-09-29

Leslie Graves, Silver City, New Mexico, American actress (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish 2)

1964-01-12

Jeff Bezos, Albuquerque New Mexico, American entrepreneur and founder of Amazon.com

1971-09-23

Taunya Harris, Miss USA-New Mexico (1997)

1974-01-24

Layla Linn, Miss New Mexico USA (1996)

1977-08-27

Trisha Williams, Hobbs New Mexico, Miss America-New Mexico (1997)

1978-07-01

Vicki Renee Hughes, Miss New Mexico Teen USA (1997)

1978-10-16

Whitni Zimmerman, Miss New Mexico Teen USA (1996)

1986-05-26

Jonathan McMinn, Las Vegas New Mexico 1875

New Mexico - Notable Weddings

Jane WyattNov 9, 1935

Julia RobertsJul 4, 2002

Harrison FordJun 15, 2010

New Mexico - Weddings
Date Event
1935-11-09

"Magnificent Obsession" actress Jane Wyatt (24) weds investment broker Edgar Bethune Ward in Santa Fe, New Mexico

1936-06-14

Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico

2002-07-04

Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts (34) weds L.A. cameraman Danny Moder (33) at her 82-acre ranch in Taos, New Mexico

2004-07-04

Hollywood star Julia Roberts (36) weds Danny Moder in Taos, New Mexico

2010-06-15

Film actor and producer Harrison Ford (67) weds actress and Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart (45) in Santa Fe, New Mexico

New Mexico - Deaths
Date Event
1847-01-14

Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico

1951-03-26

James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1864)

1958-02-22

Michael Todd, film magnate, killed in an New Mexico air crash

2009-08-07

Louis E. Saavedra, American Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico (b. 1933)


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