Arizona History – August 24th

Monday, August 24th

On this date in 1928, Ross Santee, author, artist and cowboy, published his first full-length, self-illustrated book, “Cowboy.”

On this date in 1929, a Willcox ranch woman killed 13 rattlesnakes in the yard of her home with a shovel and a hoe.

On this date in 1989, an 81-year-old Bullhead City woman was mauled to death by her two pet Dobermans while taking them for a walk. The woman apparently slapped one of the animals, prompting the attack.

(Photo: Dos Cabezas (Two Heads) from Willcox, AZ)

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