Arizona History – November 12th

Thursday, November 12th

On this date in 1859, a flock of 46,000 sheep was driven through Tucson, headed for California.

On this date in 1868, Lt. Joseph C. Ives, topographical engineer and early explorer of the Colorado River, died.

On this date in 1923, the cornerstone of the Mormon Temple at Mesa was laid.

On this date in 1930, Don Lorenzo Hubbell, pioneer Indian trader at Ganado, Coconino County sheriff and member of the 17th Territorial Legislature and the 1st State Senate, died.

(Photo : Mormon Temple Mesa, AZ)

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