Arizona History – June 29th

Monday, June 29

On this date in 1907, a fire destroyed 80 buildings in the Mexican section of Bisbee, leaving 600 people homeless.

On this date in 1916, the first Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross was organized in Phoenix.

On this date in 2008, two medical helicopters ferrying patients to Flagstaff Medical Center collide near the hospital, killing all seven people aboard the aircraft.

Above : Bisbee, Arizona

(Photo: Charlene Mitchell)

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