Feb. 13: Today in Arizona history

2013-02-13T07:00:00Z Feb. 13: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 13, 2013 7:00 am  • 

1872: The town site of Phoenix, consisting of 380 acres, is officially filed in the U.S. Land Office.

1896: Fifty armed men gather at Bowie, to prevent the entry of prizefighters from Texas after a federal law was passed banning prizefights.

1913: The Arizona Mining Engineering Society is announced during a conference at the University of Arizona.

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