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5 Fun Facts About November 29 In New Mexico History

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1. On November 29, 1834, the town of Socorro was officially established in New Mexico. The town, which was founded by Governor Albino Pérez, served as an important trading center for the surrounding area.

2. In 1890, the Santa Fe Opera House opened its doors for the first time in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The theater quickly became known for its stunning architecture and world-class performances.

3. November 29, 1910, marked the start of a three-day battle between Mexican revolutionaries and U.S. troops at the border town of Agua Prieta. The conflict was a pivotal moment in the Mexican Revolution and resulted in the death of several key rebel leaders.

4. On November 29, 1957, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory was dedicated in Socorro, New Mexico. The facility, which houses a massive radio telescope, has played a crucial role in advancing our understanding of the universe.

5. November 29, 1999, saw the launch of the International Space Station's first permanent crew. Among the crew members was astronaut Bill Shepherd, a former Navy SEAL and New Mexico native. The mission represented a major step forward in the exploration of space.
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