Arizona History – January 7th

Thursday, January 7th

On this date in 1912, Gov. Richard E. Sloan wrote to the governors of every state in the Union asking each of them to declare that Arizona’s Admission Day be observed as a national holiday.

On this date in 1947, Henry Chee Dodge, the first chairman of the Navajo Tribal Council, died at Sage Memorial Hospital at age 86.

(Photo : Henry Chee Dodge)

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