Timeline of Tijuana

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.


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20th century



21st century

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tijuana</span> City in Baja California, Mexico

Tijuana is a city and municipal seat of Tijuana Municipality, Baja California, located on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. It is part of the San Diego-Tijuana metro area and the larger Southern California megapolitan area.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Baja California</span> State of Mexico

Baja California, officially the Free and Sovereign State of Baja California, is a state in Mexico. It is the northernmost and westernmost of the 32 federal entities of Mexico. Before becoming a state in 1952, the area was known as the North Territory of Baja California. It has an area of 70,113 km2 (27,071 sq mi) and comprises the northern half of the Baja California Peninsula, north of the 28th parallel, plus oceanic Guadalupe Island. The mainland portion of the state is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean; on the east by Sonora, the U.S. state of Arizona, and the Gulf of California; on the north by the U.S. state of California; and on the south by Baja California Sur.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ensenada, Baja California</span> City in Baja California, Mexico

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Rosarito</span> City in Baja California, Mexico

Rosarito is a coastal city in Playas de Rosarito Municipality, Baja California, on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. As of 2010, the city had a population of 65,278. Located 10 miles (16 km) south of the US-Mexico border, Rosarito is a part of the greater San Diego–Tijuana region and one of the westernmost cities in Mexico. Rosarito is a major tourist destination, known for its beaches, resorts, and events like Baja Beach Fest.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kumeyaay</span> Kumeyaay Indians of Baja California, Mexico and Southern California, USA

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">San Diego and Arizona Eastern Railway</span> Short-line American railroad founded in 1906

The San Diego and Arizona Eastern Railway Company is a short-line American railroad founded in 1906 as the San Diego and Arizona Railway (SD&A) by sugar magnate, developer, and entrepreneur John D. Spreckels. Dubbed "The Impossible Railroad" by many engineers of its day due to the immense logistical challenges involved, the line was established in part to provide San Diego with a direct rail link to the east by connecting with the Southern Pacific Railroad lines in El Centro, California.

XHAS-TDT is a television station in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, carrying Canal 66. It is owned by a Mexican company whose largest single investor is Entravision Communications, a U.S.-based operator of radio and television stations with radio and television stations in San Diego, including Univision affiliate KBNT-CD, and a similar interest in Milenio Televisión affiliate XHDTV-TDT. The transmitter is on Mount San Antonio in Tijuana.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tecate</span> City in Baja California, Mexico

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Spanish missions in Baja California</span> 17th to 19th-century Catholic religious outposts

The Spanish missions in Baja California were a large number of religious outposts established by Catholic religious orders, the Jesuits, the Franciscans and the Dominicans, between 1683 and 1834 to spread the Christian doctrine among the Indigenous peoples living on the Baja California peninsula. The missions gave Spain a valuable toehold in the frontier land, and introduced European livestock, fruits, vegetables, and industry into the region. Indigenous peoples were severely impacted by the introduction of European diseases such as smallpox and measles and by 1800 their numbers were a fraction of what they had been before the arrival of the Spanish.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">San Diego–Tijuana</span> Transborder agglomeration of the Californias

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Second Battle of Tijuana</span> Battle of 1911 Mexican Revolution

The Second Battle of Tijuana was fought during the Mexican Revolution in June 1911. The opposing sides were rebel Magonistas and federal Mexican troops of President Francisco León de la Barra with American militia volunteers from Los Angeles, California. Tijuana was retaken by federal forces after a short battle just south of the town.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Magonista rebellion of 1911</span> Liberal uprising of the Mexican Revolution

The Magonista rebellion of 1911 was an early uprising of the Mexican Revolution organized by the Liberal Party of Mexico, which was only successful in northern Baja California. It is named after Ricardo Flores Magón, one of the leaders of the PLM. The Magonistas controlled Tijuana and Mexicali for about six months, beginning with the liberation of Mexicali on January 29, 1911. The rebellion was launched against the rule of Porfirio Díaz but was put down by forces loyal to Francisco I. Madero. Acting on a tip from Madero's agents, leaders of the Magonista movement were arrested in the United States.

Magonism is an anarchist, or more precisely anarcho-communist, school of thought precursor of the Mexican Revolution of 1910. It is mainly based on the ideas of Ricardo Flores Magón, his brothers Enrique and Jesús, and also other collaborators of the Mexican newspaper Regeneración, as Práxedis Guerrero, Librado Rivera and Anselmo L. Figueroa.

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">FotoFilm Tijuana</span>

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Julio Rodríguez (photographer)</span> Mexican landscape photographer and cultural promoter

Julio Rodríguez Ramos is a Mexican landscape photographer and cultural promoter based in Baja California, Mexico. He was born in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, and during his childhood he enjoyed photography, which later became his profession. After several individual and collective exhibitions, Rodríguez released a photo-book titled Baja California: De Mar a Mar (2011).

Marta Palau Bosch was a Spanish-Mexican artist who resided in Mexico. She worked in engraving, painting, sculpture, and most prominently in tapestries, defining herself by her profound artistic use and arrangement of native Mexican natural materials. She was one of the first Mexican artists to focus on themes around women's and immigrants' experiences during the 1970s, especially in her Ilerda series of tapestries and later with her Nahual sculptures.

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This article incorporates information from the Spanish Wikipedia.


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