Arizona History – November 13th

Friday, November 13th

On this date in 1903, the Arizona Banker’s Association was organized in Phoenix.

On this date in 1913, the townspeople of Mesa assisted officers in the search for the killers of the Mesa Town Marshal Henry S. Peterson. The manhunt ended successfully at Date Creek.

On this date in 1929, Gov. John C. Phillips prevented eastern scientists from excavating footprints of dinosaurs found in the rocks on the Navajo Reservation for removal to eastern museums.

(Photos : dinosaur tracks Navajo Indian Reservation)

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