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Events

1878 – “El Ferrocarril” was born, the first newspaper of the Suroccidente Colombiano founded in Cali by Eustaquio Palacios. Circulated until 1898.

1887 – The Medicine Society of the Cauca, founded in Cali by the physician and prominent scientist Evaristo García, is created.

1913 – Arrive in Cali the first automobile, brand Reo, brought from Barranquilla by Jorge Zawadsky.

1914 – Cali met the first telephone plant for 500 subscribers. It was installed by Emmanuel Pinedo and operated with a crank. The automatic plant was only known until 1940.

1919 – The Hipotecario del Pacifico Bank was founded and the sugarcane plantation was industrialized. The sugar industry was beginning to grow.

1957 – The first television images were seen by the Caleños. By this time the world reality was already known through radio transmissions.