Arizona History – May 19

Tuesday, May 19

On this date in 1890, The Arizona Republican published its first issue and would become the Arizona Republic 40 years later.

On this date on 1892, a stage coach line was established between Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon.

On this date in 1916, private citizens of Arizona let the contract for a solid silver service to be presented to the battleship Arizona. The price was approximately $8,000.

Source: Arizona history May 17-23 – Washington Times

Sat, May 19, 1917 – Page 1 · Arizona Daily Star (Tucson, Arizona) · Newspapers.com

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