Arizona History – September 18th

Friday, September 18th

On this date in 1925, Gov. George W.P. Hunt warned the federal government that Arizona owned all the game within its borders and that included all national forest lands.

On this date in 1925, the federal government withdrew two sections of Tucson land and designated them as the site of an airfield for the city.

On this date in 1929, the first case of bubonic plague ever found in Arizona was reported in Yuma.

(Photo: Governor George W.P. Hunt)

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