Arizona History – November 29th

Sunday, November 29th

On this date in 1877, the first Mormon settlers arrived on the San Pedro River to found what is now the town of St. David.

On this date in 1919, heavy floods swept down the Hassayampa and Verde Rivers. A 14-foot (4-meter) head of water passed Jerome.

On this date in 1927, the Colorado River changed course below Yuma and the United States gained 600 acres (2.4 square kilometers) of Mexican land.

On this date in 1933, the first commencement of nurses from the Sage Memorial School of Nursing on the Navajo Reservation took place.

(Photos : Hassayampa River Preserve)

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