Arizona History – January 25th

Monday, January 25th

On this date in 1860, the Tucson-Fort Buchanan stage was washed downstream near Tubac in the Santa Cruz River during a violent flood. Horses and baggage were saved, but the mail was delayed for 24 hours.

On this date in 1906, Flagstaff schools were closed because of an earthquake.

On this date in 1934, John Dillinger was captured with three of his gang in a house in Tucson by police who seized handguns, submachine guns and a bulletproof vest.

(Photo : Tubac, AZ)

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