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5 Fun Facts About March 28 In Arizona History

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1. In 1943, Arizona's Papago Park was used as a prisoner of war camp for German and Italian soldiers during World War II.

2. On March 28, 1969, President Richard Nixon visited the Grand Canyon National Park and posed for a photo at Mather Point with then-Arizona Governor Jack Williams.

3. The Phoenix Suns played their last game at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 28, 1992. The team moved to the newly-built America West Arena the following year.

4. In 2007, Arizona State University's men's basketball team advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history after defeating Texas.

5. On March 28, 2017, the Arizona Diamondbacks hosted Mexico's World Baseball Classic team in an exhibition game at Chase Field in Phoenix. The D'backs won the game 1-0.
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