Sunday, June 28
On this date in 1888, The Phoenix Herald announced the arrival of 16 ostriches, delivered to M.E. Clanton who was establishing a local ostrich farm.
On this date in 1909, the Tucson Citizen reported that a masked bandit held up a street car at the main gate of the University of Arizona and took a gold watch and $15 in cash from the passengers.
On this date in 1965, Ross Santee, cowboy artists and author, died in Globe at the age of 76.
Photo of Ross Santee by Unknown photographer – Shadowland (Sep. 1922 – Feb. 1923) on the Internet Archive, Public Domain,