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TDIH-First Balloon Fiesta-1972 – Albuquerque Aerostat Ascension Association (Quad A)

On this day in 1972, 13 hot air balloons gathered at Coronado Shopping Center in Albuquerque, to mark the 50th anniversary of 77 KOB Radio. With 20,000 people in attendance, it was the event that became the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.