April 29: Today in Arizona history

2013-04-29T07:00:00Z 2013-04-29T10:34:59Z April 29: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1904: The first meeting of the Arizona Automobile Association opens in Tucson with a parade and a visit to the San Xavier Mission.

1926: Yuma County Sheriff's deputies raid a dairy farm and find more moonshine than milk. The haul includes 200 gallons of liquor, 750 gallons of mash, 75 gallons of wine and a 100-gallon still.

1935: Arizona wins its first major victory in the long campaign to hold its share of Colorado River water. The U.S. Supreme Court says the state owns the east bank.

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