Arizona History – January 14th

Thursday, January 14th

On this date in 1868, the Military Division of the Pacific announced the establishment of Camp Willow Grove to protect the road from Fort Mohave to Fort Whipple.

On this date in 1889, the first Mormon academy was founded in St. Johns.

On this date in 1912, Senorita Ramoncita Kosterlitzky, daughter of Col. Emilio Kosterlitzky, Chief of the Mexican Rurales, was married at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Douglas to John Zamborelon.

On this date in 1921, an automobile was placed on trial in Superior Court in Prescott for being in violation of the prohibition law.

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