June 12: Today in Arizona history

2012-06-12T07:00:00Z June 12: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1888: An Apache Indian who had fired one shot that killed two men is tried for murder in one of the deaths and acquitted. He later was tried again for the murder of the second man and convicted on precisely the same set of facts.

1930: Tucson celebrates the opening of its greatly enlarged municipal airport.

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