Arizona History – March 12th

Friday, March 12th

On this date in 1885, the 13th Territorial Legislature passed an act allowing the establishment of a Territorial University at Tucson.

On this date in 1895, thousands celebrated the arrival of the first Santa Fe train into Phoenix.

On this date in 1913, the president of the Tucson Chamber of Commerce endorsed the Sabino Project, which would provide a dam, reservoir, power plant and water to the city.

On this date in 1928, the city of Chandler dedicated its first airport.

(Photo : Chandler Airport)

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