Arizona History – November 30th

Monday, November 30th

On this date in 1872, it was announced that water would only be delivered on Sunday in Tucson.

On this date in 1915, Walnut Canyon was made a National Monument by Presidential Proclamation.

On this date in 1927, the Apache Trail between Phoenix and Roosevelt Lake was opened to tourists.

On this date in 1929, the citizens and police department of Douglas threatened to raise an army of 600 armed Mexican and U.S. citizens to hunt down a lawless band of Apaches who raided along the border before taking refuge in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. The Mexican Cavalry offered to cooperate.

On this date in 1979, the first cable TV line in Phoenix was connected to the home of the William Ritchie family by American Cable TV Inc.

(Photos : Walnut Canyon National Monument)

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