Arizona History – November 20th

Friday, November 20th

On this date in 1899, Pearl Hart, Arizona’s female bandit, was tried at Florence for robbery, convicted and sentenced to five years in prison.

On this date in 1914, James A. Reavis, the Baron of Arizona, died of bronchitis in Denver.

On this date in 1915, the State Board of Trade was organized at Phoenix with the slogan, “I am for Arizona.”

On this date in 1929, the county seat of Cochise County was moved from Tombstone to Bisbee.

(Photo : Pearl Heart via

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