in March designated as Arbor Day, a territorial board of education created, and a high license bill passed by the legislature, at session......Dec. 29, 1890–Feb. 26, 1891
United States land court act passed Congress, which secured that settlement of land titles guaranteed by the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo forty-three years previous......March 3, 1891
J. L. Workman and O. A. Peterson, of the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, New York, in a search for fossils in San Juan Valley, N. M., find over 500 valuable specimens, among them a complete skull, the only one ever found, of the primitive elephant; other specimens found fill a gap in the geological calendar that is not represented elsewhere in the world......May 1, 1891
Ex-Gov. Samuel B. Axtell dies at Morristown, N. J., aged seventy-two......Aug. 6, 1891
Forest preserve in New Mexico set apart by proclamation of President Harrison......Jan. 11, 1892
Territorial capitol building at Santa Fe burned......