Free Shipping On All Orders

5 Fun Facts About January 30 In Arizona History

---Learn Every Day: AZ Today In History Facts Texted Each Day - Text: history az To: 618-270-4005---

1. In 1912, Arizona became the 48th state in the United States of America. The capital city of Phoenix hosted the first state capital building in the same year.

2. In 1943, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium at Arizona State University in Tempe was dedicated. The auditorium is named after Grady Gammage, a lawyer and friend of Wright.

3. In 1980, the first ever Fiesta Bowl was held at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. The game saw Penn State defeat Arizona State University 31-19.

4. In 1991, the Arizona Diamondbacks were officially awarded as the MLB expansion franchise to be based in Arizona. The team would play their first game in 1998.

5. In 2019, Arizona Senator John McCain was posthumously awarded the Arizona Heritage Award. The award recognizes individuals who have "made significant and lasting contributions to Arizona's history and culture."
  • Tags: AZ

Older Post Newer Post

Added to cart!
Free Shipping on Every Order | Unconditional Lifetime Warranty | Purchase Orders Accepted | Family Owned and Operated Free Priority Shipping On All USA Orders You Have Qualified for Free Shipping Spend $x to Unlock Free Shipping You Have Achieved Free Shipping Fee Free Financing Available - Pay Just 25% Today - Just Choose Installment Pay At Checkout Free Shipping On All Orders You Have Achieved Free Shipping Free shipping when you order over XX ou Have Qualified for Free Shipping