Arizona History – December 6th

Sunday, December 6th

On this date in 1913, the U.S. District Court awarded the 100,000 remaining acres of the Baca Float grant in southern Arizona to the heirs of the original grant.

On this date in 1921, Yuma’s business section was gutted by a $250,000 fire.

On this date in 2012, Arizona’s first legal medical marijuana dispensary opens in Glendale, two years after voters approved the use of the drug to treat certain health problems such as chronic pain and cancer.

(Photos : Baca Float marker and plaque above)

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