1822-04-11: Alta California becomes a province of the Mexican Empire

April 11, 1822: Alta California became a province of the Mexican Empire.

"Pablo Vincente de Solá was the Alta's California's last Spanish Governor and its first Mexican Governor. His term as Spanish governor formally ended when he swore allegiance to Emperor Iturbide on April 11, 1822"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agust%C3%ADn_de_Iturbide 

http://www.notfrisco.com/calarchive/governors.html 

http://www.books-about-california.com/Pages/History_of_California_HEB/History_of_California_Govn.html

http://www.sbthp.org/soldados/StBarbara/Califmex.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alta_California 

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