Arizona History – June 14th

SUNDAY, JUNE 14

On this date in 1879, an executive order set aside the Salt River Indian Reservation for Pima and Maricopa Indians.

On this date in 1909, artist Ettore “Ted” DeGrazia was born in Morenci.

On this date in 1928, two sections of the west end of the new Blythe-Ehrenberg bridge over the Colorado River were washed out by high water.

On this date in 1929, 6,000 people gathered for the formal dedication of the Marble Canyon Bridge across the Colorado River.

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