Arizona History – October 26th

Monday, October 26th

On this date in 1880, the Arizona Gazette, later renamed the Phoenix Gazette, was established at Phoenix.

On this date in 1881, Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp, with Doc Holliday, fought it out at the OK Corral with the Clantons and the McLowrys. Three men were killed and two were wounded in less than a minute.

On this date in 1925, the first school of aviation opened in Tucson with Clifford Maus as instructor.

(Photo : The men at the OK Corral)

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