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5 Fun Facts About February 7 In New Mexico History

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1. Billy the Kid was born on February 7, 1859, in New York City. He later became a famous outlaw in New Mexico, where he was known for his daring escapes and gunfights.

2. On February 7, 1934, New Mexico's state government was reorganized as part of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. The reorganization created a governor's cabinet and centralized many of the state's administrative functions.

3. On February 7, 1943, the United States Army established the Alamogordo Air Base in southern New Mexico. The base was used for training B-17 and B-24 bomber crews during World War II.

4. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science opened its doors on February 7, 1986, in Albuquerque. The museum features exhibits on dinosaurs, geology, paleontology, and astronomy.

5. On February 7, 2013, New Mexico made history by abolishing the death penalty. Governor Susana Martinez signed a bill into law that repealed capital punishment in the state and replaced it with life imprisonment without parole. New Mexico became the 18th state to abolish the death penalty.
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