Sunday, February 14th
On this date in 1830, Anson P.K. Safford, third territorial governor and founder of Arizona’s public school system, was born.
On this date in 1908, Emilio Carillo, a pioneer settler of Tucson and owner of Rossi’s Cafe and a ranch at Tanque Verde, died.
On this date in 1912, President William Howard Taft signed the Statehood Bill making Arizona the 48th state of the United States.
(Photo : Anson P.K. Safford)