Timeline of Anaheim, California facts for kids
Prior to 20th century
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- 1858 - Settlement named "Annaheim."
- 1859 - Anaheim Water Company founded.
- 1862 - Flood.
- 1869 - Schoolhouse rebuilt.
- City of Anaheim incorporated.
- Anaheim Gazette newspaper begins publication.
- Anaheim Police Department established.
- Population: 8,881.
- 1871 - City Hall built.
- 1875 - Southern Pacific railway begins operating.
- 1878 - California Brewery in business.
- 1887 - Santa Fe Railroad begins operating.
- 1895 - Anaheim Chamber of Commerce established.
- 1902 - Anaheim Public Library established.
- 1911 - Anaheim Orange Growers Association incorporated.
- Anaheim Citrus Packing House built.
- Public park established (approximate date).
- 1923 - Anaheim Morning Bulletin begins publication.
- 1938 - Los Angeles flood of 1938.
- 1941 - Prado Dam built in vicinity of Anaheim.
- 1944 - Yorba Orange Growers Association established.
- 1955 - Disneyland and Anaheim Drive-In cinema in business.
- 1964 - Anaheim Stadium opens.
- 1967 - Anaheim Convention Center and the public library's Anaheim History Room open.
- 1968 - Fox Cinemaland theatre in business.
- 1970 - Population: 166,701.
- 1974 - Living Stream Ministry relocated to Anaheim (approximate date).
- 1976 - Anaheim Historical Society founded.
- 1987 - Anaheim Museum established.
- 1990 - Population: 266,406.
- 1991 - East West Community Church established.
- 1992 - Tom Daly becomes mayor.
- Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (arena) opens.
- Mighty Ducks ice hockey team formed.
- 1994 - South Baylo University relocated to Anaheim.
- City website online.
- Loretta Sanchez becomes U.S. representative for California's 46th congressional district.
- 1998 - Anaheim Transportation Network established.
- 2000 - Population: 328,014.
- 2002 - Curt Pringle becomes mayor.
- 2008 - Garden Walk cinema in business.
- Tom Tait becomes mayor.
- Population: 336,265; metro 12,828,837.
- 2012 - July 21: Anaheim police shooting and protests begin.
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