Arizona History – December 29th

Tuesday, December 29th

On this date in 1863, Gov. Richard C. McCormick, the first Territorial Governor, and a party of newly appointed officials reached Navajo Springs where McCormick administered the oath of office to his party, read his proclamation and raised the flag.

On this date in 1919, fire broke out in the 96th Aero Squadron camp at Douglas and 250 aerial bombs exploded, causing $100,000 damage.

On this date in 1931, the University of Arizona College of Law was elected to membership in the Association of American Law Schools.

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