Thursday, June 24th
On this date in 1874, the first female postmistress in Arizona was appointed at Walnut in Yavapai County.
On this date in 1888, Kingman was destroyed by fire.
On this date in 1902, Charles D. Poston, “Father of Arizona,” died in poverty in Phoenix.
On this date in 1910, five Papago Indians were seriously burned during the observance of San Juan’s Day near Menager’s Oasis. A large quantity of explosive powder was accidentally ignited, injuring three children and two adults.