Arizona History – May 3rd

Monday, May 3rd

On this date in 1882, President Chester A. Arthur warned Arizona that he would place it under martial law unless it showed more respect for law and order. The warning was directed chiefly at Cochise County.

On this date in 1910, Harold Steinfeld, born and educated in Tucson, was made assistant general manager of Macy’s Department Store in New York.

On this date in 1913, two motorcycles set a speed record for the Tucson-Nogales run. Their total time was three hours and five minutes.

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