Arizona History – June 28th

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,

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