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The past 100 years, Nov. 27, 2018

November 28, 2018

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

Nov. 27, 1918: Mammoth Observance In New Museum To Feature Thanksgiving Day In Santa Fe, With Big Victory Sing.

Chorus of More Than 30 Voices to Peal Joy of Santa Feans Over Signing of Armistice; Churches to Hold Individual Services; Business Houses to Close at Noon Thursday.

Nov. 27, 1968: Most of Santa Fe’s business establishments will be closed Thursday so their employees can spend Thanksgiving with their families, according to a Chamber of Commerce spokesman.

Nov. 27, 1993: A pressurized water pipe broke in the roof of a state building Thanksgiving Day, pumping more than 300 gallons per minute into state offices for several hours before the break was discovered.

Damage to the Joseph Montoya Building was estimated in the millions of dollars, but records in the building, including tax and motor vehicle records, were largely undamaged, state officials said Friday.

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