Arizona History – January 30th

Saturday, January 30th

On this date in 1897, a woman’s suffrage bill was introduced in the Territorial Legislature and referred to the Committee on Mines and Mining.

On this date in 1947, Joaquin Lopez became the first Papago Indian to be ordained a minister in the Protestant church.

On this date in 1947, the housing situation in Tucson was reported to be so critical that 2,000 people were sleeping in cars, trucks, tents and in bus and railroad depots.

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