The City of Miami was founded in 1874 by Julia Tuttle. It is the only major city in the U.S. founded by a woman; it is the 40th largest city in the country.

Native Americans native to the area were the Tequestas.
After Fidel Castro rose to power in 1959 in Cuba, many Cubans migrated to Miami.

Miami has the biggest passenger cruise port in the World.

Miami gained permanent major league status in 1966 when the American Football league added the Miami Dolphins to the league.

The city is home to five major league sport teams, the Miami Dolphins and Miami Heat are headliners in Magic City.

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