1889 – Gunman Malachi Allen hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas for murder

1889 – Gunman Malachi Allen hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas for murder

By SoAzNewsX April 19 1859- New Mexico Territory (present day Arizona)- barely a week old, Camp Colorado becomes Fort Mojave. 1867- Fort Dodge, Kansas- the 7th Cavalry reports six Indians killed in a fight near the fort. 1875- Montana Territory- the territorial capital moves from Virginia City to Helena. 1876- Wichita, Kansas– the city council […]

1881 – Clum elected mayor of Tombstone; V. Earp loses to Sippy

1881 – Clum elected mayor of Tombstone; V. Earp loses to Sippy

By SoAzNewsX January 4 1864- Montana Territory- two members of the Innocents gang, Erastus “Red” Yager and G. Brown, are hanged by vigilantes from a cottonwood in Stinkingwater Valley near Laurin. Yager divulges the names of 25 of Henry Plummer’s associates and reveals the gang’s code word, “Innocents”. 1866- Texas- Fort Richardson is established. 1874- […]

1836 – Texas gains independence from Mexico

1836 – Texas gains independence from Mexico

By SoAzNewsX April 21 1836- Battle of San Jacinto- crack Mexican troops under General Santa Anna were defeated by rag tag army of Texans led by General Sam Houston. 7 Texans died while over 600 Mexican soldiers died. Texas wins independence from Mexico. 1856 – The first rail train to pass over the mighty Mississippi […]

1861 – Texas leaves the Union

1861 – Texas leaves the Union

By SoAzNewsX February 1 1859- Denver, Colorado Territory- the Eldorado is the first hotel to open. 1861- Texas state convention votes to secede from the Union. Sam Houston’s refuses to swear allegiance to the Confederacy. 1864- Nevada Territory- Horse thieves led by John Daly kill William Johnson for killing Jim Sears, also a horse thief. […]

1881 – former Indian agent J. Clum elected Tombstone mayor

1881 – former Indian agent J. Clum elected Tombstone mayor

By SoAzNewsX January 4 1864- Montana Territory- two members of the Innocents gang, Erastus “Red” Yager and G. Brown, are hanged by vigilantes from a cottonwood in Stinkingwater Valley near Laurin. Yager divulges the names of 25 of Henry Plummer’s associates and reveals the gang’s code word, “Innocents”. 1866- Texas- Fort Richardson is established. 1874- […]