Timeline of Ciudad Juárez

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.


Prior to 20th century

20th century

Howard Taft and Porfirio Diaz, historic first presidential summit, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, 1909 Presidents Taft and Diaz, Oct. 1909.jpg
Howard Taft and Porfirio Díaz, historic first presidential summit, Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, 1909

21st century

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Chihuahua, Mexico.

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