Arizona History – September 28th

Monday, September 28th

On this date in 1874, the Tucson Citizen reported that Steven Ochoa had grown the first cotton near Tucson.

On this date in 1910, Phoenix Newspapers reported that earthquakes had been felt for several days over an area north of Flagstaff toward the Grand Canyon. Adobe houses were cracking, chimneys falling and people were leaving the area.

On this date in 1929, the 10th Calvary marched out of Fort Huachuca headed for St. David for field maneuvers. The regiment planned to march to El Paso by way of Bowie, Lordsburg and Deming to Fort Bliss, Texas, expecting to arrive there on Oct. 11.

On this date in 1993, Yavapai County sheriff’s deputies searched near Congress for a survivalist they believed had killed at least seven cows and carved off portions of meat for food.

(Photo: 10th Cavalry)

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