1887 – Sundance Kid convicted of grand larceny

1887 – Sundance Kid convicted of grand larceny

By SoAzNewsX August 9 1878- Bennett Creek, Idaho- one enlisted man is wounded in fight with Bannock Indians. 1887- Sundance, Wyoming– Harry Longabaugh, aka the Sundance Kid, was convicted of grand larceny. 1944- Actor Sam Elliot was born at Sacramento, CA. You Know My Name (1998), The Hi-Lo Country, Rough Riders (1997), The Ranger, the […]

1878 – Black Bart robs another stage!

1878 – Black Bart robs another stage!

By SoAzNewsX June 21 1844- Saint-Boniface Manitoba – Four Sisters of Charity, Sisters Valade, Lagrave, Lafrance and Coutlée arrive at Red River, after 59 days of canoeing and portaging through wilderness from Lake Superior. Invited by Bishop Joseph-Norbert Provencher, the Grey Nuns are part of the first religious community to settle in the Canadian West; […]

1886 – Geronimo says ‘no’ to Gen. Crook on surrender

1886 – Geronimo says ‘no’ to Gen. Crook on surrender

By SoAzNewsX March 29 1847- Vera Cruz, Mexico- victorious forces led by General Winfield Scott occupied the city of Vera Cruz after Mexican defenders capitulated. 1867- the British Parliament passed the North America Act to create the Dominion of Canada. 1878- Lincoln, New Mexico Territory- lots of shooting is reported in the streets. 1879- New […]

1862 – Arizona and NM Territories added to Confederacy

1862 – Arizona and NM Territories added to Confederacy

By SoAzNewsX January 18 1836- Texas- Jim Bowie arrives at the Alamo to assist the defenders. 1862– Confederate Territories of Arizona and New Mexico are admitted into the Confederacy by the Confederate Congress. 1864 -Lewiston, Idaho Territory – the trial of Christopher Lower, David Renton (AKA “Doc Howard”), James Romain, and Billy Page began for […]

1881 – Judge says Earps ‘justified’ in OK Corral shooting

1881 – Judge says Earps ‘justified’ in OK Corral shooting

Southern Arizona News-Examiner November 30 1838- Mexico declares war on France. 1878- Colorado- the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe’s tracks cross Colorado’s southern border into New Mexico Territory. These are the first tracks into New Mexico Territory. 1879- New Mexico Territory – William Bonney meets with John Chisum, at Bob Hargrove’s saloon to talk about […]