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5 Fun Facts About December 4 In Arizona History

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1. In 1915, the Arizona State Capitol building was completed on December 4th. This iconic building has since become a symbol of Arizona and is recognized for its distinctive copper dome.

2. On December 4, 1942, the Phoenix Union High School District received a grant from the federal government to establish a school for black students. The new school would become known as George Washington Carver High School and was an important step forward in the fight for desegregation in Arizona.

3. In 1974, Arizona State University (ASU) played in its first-ever Fiesta Bowl on December 4th, defeating the University of Pittsburgh. The Fiesta Bowl has since become one of the most prestigious college football bowl games in the country.

4. On December 4, 1996, the state of Arizona executed its first woman, Wendi Andriano, for the murder of her husband. Her execution was controversial and sparked widespread debate about the use of the death penalty.

5. In 2010, Arizona State University football player Omar Bolden was named Pac-12 Conference Special Teams Player of the Year on December 4th. Bolden went on to play for the Denver Broncos in the NFL and is considered one of the greatest special teams players in ASU history.
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