City of Tucson Company History Timeline

1800
By 1800, there were enough civilian colonists in Tucson to begin calling the place the Pueblo de Tucson.
1803
By comparison, President Thomas Jefferson consummated the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 for 15 million and added 828,000 square miles, thus doubling the size of the United States.
1821
In 1821, Tucson becomes part of the new state of Sonora in Mexico, who had won independence from Spain.
1846
Before the Capture of Tucson 1846 a Mormon Battalion marched across southern Arizona along the San Pedro River, north of Tucson, there the Mormon soldiers fought the humorously named Battle Of the Bulls.
1853
In 1853 the United States acquired from Mexico, in the Gadsden Purchase, a strip of land that included Tucson that would later be used to construct a transcontinental railroad along a deep southern route by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
1854
In 1854, Tucson, along with much of the surrounding area, was purchased from Mexico by the United States in the Gadsden Purchase and was made part of the New Mexico Territory.
1861
In July 1861, after the Civil War began, a force of Texan cavalry and Arizonan militia under Lt.
1863
Tucson, and all of Arizona, remained part of the New Mexico Territory until February 24, 1863, when the Arizona Organic Act passed the Senate forming the Arizona Territory.
1877
In 1877, the city was incorporated, making Tucson the oldest incorporated city in Arizona.
1880
In 1880, Tucson began a period of many changes with the arrival of the Southern-Pacific Railroad, the end of American Indian Wars, and the opening of the mines.
In the 1880 s many sanitariums will be established in or near Tucson.
1885
In 1885, the University of Arizona was founded in Tucson it was situated in the countryside, outside the city limits of the time.
1889
During the territorial and early statehood periods, Tucson was Arizona's largest city and commercial and railroad center, while Phoenix was the seat of state government beginning in 1889 and agriculture.
1930
With a cost of 168 million, Tucson gets a Modern Streetcar, the first since December 31, 1930.
1970
Since 1970, its population growth rate has rivaled that of Phoenix.
2005
2005 Downtown s Fox Tucson Theater reopens on New Year s Eve after 26 years in which is was a porno theater, then a derelict building occupied by vagrants.
2006
In 2006 the population of Pima County, in which Tucson is located, passed one million while the City of Tucson's population was 535,000.
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