Dec. 9: Today in Arizona history

2012-12-09T07:00:00Z 2012-12-11T17:35:59Z Dec. 9: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
December 09, 2012 7:00 am  • 

1915: The preliminary survey for the Mt. Lemmon road begins.

1918: The citizens of Mesa start a movement for separation from Maricopa County. They want to form a new county taking in Chandler, Gilbert and Tempe.

1924: Hopis ask women to wear dresses, not knickers, when they visit reservation.

1936: Football attendance increases at the University of Arizona; 35,000 watch Wildcats in home contests.

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