April 21: Today in Arizona history

2013-04-21T07:00:00Z 2013-04-22T13:20:30Z April 21: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1877: John Clum, with Clay Beauford and his Apache Police Force, arrests Geronimo and 13 other Apache renegades at Ojo Caliente, New Mexico.

1917: An agricultural conference meeting at the University of Arizona is startled when Dr. A.E. Vinson recommends slaughtering 25,000 wild burros and grinding the meat to make bologna.

1928: Maricopa and Pima counties battle over their boundaries before the State Supreme Court.

1950: Full page in the Arizona Daily Star celebrates new four-lane Speedway from Country Club Drive to Swan Road.

Want to share an important event from Tucson's history? Email it to krumore@azstarnet.com.

Copyright 2014 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Activate

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Event Calendar

Today's events | Add an event

Most viewed:


Get weekly ads via e-mail