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5 Fun Facts About February 8 In Arizona History

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1. In 1912, Arizona became the 48th state in the United States of America. February 8 is observed as the Statehood Day of Arizona, marking the anniversary of this historic event.

2. Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon, one of the world's most awe-inspiring natural wonders. It stretches for 277 miles and is up to 18 miles wide in some places. The Grand Canyon was designated a national park in 1919, seven years after Arizona achieved statehood.

3. February 8, 1807, is the date of the first recorded sighting of the Santa Cruz River by a European. Spanish explorer, Juan Bautista de Anza, arrived in present-day Tucson and documented the river's existence.

4. On February 8, 2019, snow descended on the city of Tucson - a rare occurrence in the desert state of Arizona. Some residents even reported seeing snowfall for the first time in their lives.

5. The University of Arizona was founded on February 8, 1885. Now one of the largest public universities in the United States, it boasts over 40,000 students, 15 colleges, and 200 undergraduate degree programs.
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