Rancho San Pedro

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    The Spanish Portolá Expedition took place.

  • Juan Jose Dominguez was granted 75,000 acres of land in Alta California, called the Rancho San Pedro.

  • Juan Jose Dominguez died, and Cristobal Dominguez inherited the Rancho.

  • The Rancho San Pedro was re-granted in Cristobal Dominguez's name.

  • Mexico's independence is recognized by Spain.

  • Cristobal Dominguez died and the Rancho San Pedro was divided among his three sons.

  • The Bear Flag Republic declares independence from Mexico.

  • The United States annexes California.

  • The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is signed

  • Phineas Banning bought 2,424 acres of the Rancho San Pedro.

  • Manuel Dominguez bought his brothers' shares and received a United States land patent.

  • Homestead Act passed

  • Phineas Banning dredgedthe channel to improve the Port of Los Angeles.

  • Manuel Dominguez died and the land was divided among his six daughters.

  • Phineas Banning died.

  • "Straight Outta Compton" is released