Arizona History – March 25th

Thursday, March 25th

On this date in 1901, prospectors discovered gold four miles 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) from Wickenburg, sparking a rush of placer miners to the Hassayampa River.

On this date in 1902, The Arizona Daily Star reported that an oil gusher had been struck near Kelvin in Pinal County on land bonded to the Standard Oil Company.

On this date in 1906, Arizona Governor Joseph Henry Kibbey predicted that within five years, the cattle ranching industry would have given way entirely to ostrich ranching in Arizona.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *