Dec. 18: Today in Arizona history

2012-12-18T07:00:00Z 2013-01-02T17:28:39Z Dec. 18: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
December 18, 2012 7:00 am  • 

1930: Promising her guests “privacy, quiet and sunshine,” Isabella Greenway opens the Arizona Inn.

1933: The building and plant of the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson are totally destroyed by fire. The Star continues to publish at the Tucson Citizen plant.

1940: MGM begins on film set; Double U Ranch selected as site for Billy the Kid picture.

1967: A U.S. Air Force F-4 Phantom jet crashes into a Food Giant grocery store, near the intersection of 29th Street and Alvernon Way, killing four.

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