Dates in Arizona
Marcos de Niza, a Franciscan priest, entered what is now
1692 Eusebio Kino, a Jesuit priest, began missionary work in the Santa Cruz and San Pedro valleys.
1776 Tucson was founded as a fort.
1821 Arizona became
part of Mexico.
1912 Arizona became
the 48th state on February 14.
1963 The Supreme Court
of the United States gave Arizona rights to large amounts
of Colorado River water.
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