Events in Arizona history in the week of June 12-18 included the 1988 acquittal of Gov. Evan Mecham and his brother, Willard, of criminal charges of concealing a $350,000 campaign loan and the 1986 collision of a twin-engine aircraft and a helicopter on sightseeing tours of the Grand Canyon, killing all 25 people on both aircrafts.
Events in Arizona history in the week of May 1-7 included 1919 return of 158th Infantry soldiers from France, the 1896 establishment of the Bisbee Daily Review and the 1932 death of John Clum, Apache Indian agent, mayor of Tombstone and editor of the Tombstone Epitaph.
Events in Arizona history in the week of April 2403- included the ratification of the Gadsden Purchase in 1854, a plague outbreak fatal to thousands of hogs occurred in the Salt River Valley in 1896 and the dedication of Grand Canyon National Park in 1920.
Events in Arizona history in the week of April 17-23 included the 1894 fire that destroyed the business district of Jerome, the 1924 establishment of Chiricahua National Monument, the 1877 arrest of Geronimo in New Mexico and the 1983 death of Buster Crabbe at his home in Scottsdale.
In 1860, Mrs. Larcena Page was kidnapped from her husband’s lumber camp in Madera Canyon. She suffered 16 lance wounds and was beaten before being left unconscious in the snow. After three days, she crawled 15 miles back to her husband’s camp.
A federal jury has convicted an Arizona man of impersonating an FBI agent to defraud immigrants in California, officials said Monday.