Arizona History – June 10th

Thursday, June 10th

On this date in 1881, James Finely brought a sample of ore to the assay office of the Hermosa Mining Co. at Harshaw which assayed at 823.77 ounces (23 kilograms) of silver to the ton.

On this date in 1903, 11 persons were confirmed drowned and many others were missing after two hours of torrential rain in Clifton.

On this date in 1922, Arizona’s first woman governor, Rose Mofford, was born in Globe.

On this date in 1928, ground was broken for the new $35,000 cotton gin to be erected at Solomonville.

On this date in 1928, the Grand Canyon official airport owned and developed by Scenic Airways, Inc., was dedicated.

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