Arizona History – August 2nd

Sunday, August 2nd

On this date in 1905, unknown assassins fired into a group of Silverbell miners, killing two and wounding one, for no apparent reason.

On this date in 1929, passengers on transcontinental trains, which were delayed by washouts, cleaned out the entire food supply of many small towns. The town of Bowie reported nothing left but coffee.

(Photo : The California Limited)

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