Arizona History – January 23rd

Saturday, January 23rd

On this date in 1874, Gov. Anson P.K. Safford appointed a Territorial Board to arrange for an Arizona exhibit at the Centennial celebration to be held in Philadelphia.

On this date in 1916, a levee on the Colorado River broke, covering the city of Yuma with 4 feet of water.

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