Oct. 11: Today in Arizona history

2012-10-11T07:00:00Z 2012-10-19T16:23:19Z Oct. 11: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
October 11, 2012 7:00 am  • 

1929: Tucson’s first skyscraper, the 11-story Consolidated National Bank Building, is finished at Stone Avenue and Congress. It is visited by 33,000 people in two days.

1935: Hundreds of Arizona and Utah residents gather at Lee's Ferry on the Colorado River to commemorate the historic crossing of early emigrants who came to Arizona to found Mormon communities.

1960: Tucson Airport Authority okays $5.7 million for airport expansion.

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