January 6, 2012

New Mexico Centennial

Happy 100th Birthday, New Mexico!

At 11:35 AM Mountain Time, January 6th, 1912, the portly President William Howard Taft signed Proclamation 1175 - Admitting New Mexico into the Union.

The 47th star was officially added to the United States flag, July 4, 1912.


President William Howard Taft admitted New Mexico into the Union, Jan 6, 1912. White House

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