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Today in history – August 6, 2018

1890 – First execution by electric chair http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-execution-by-electric-chair 1911 – Lucille Ball born http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lucille-ball-born 1926 – Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim English Channel…


Today in history – August 5, 2018

1861 – Lincoln imposes first federal income tax http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/lincoln-imposes-first-federal-income-tax 1914 – First electric traffic signal installed http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-electric-traffic-signal-installed 1944 – Hundreds of Jews are freed from…


Today in history – August 4, 2018

1753 – Washington becomes Master Mason http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/washington-becomes-master-mason 1927 – Country legend Jimmie Rodgers is recorded for the very first time http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/country-legend-jimmie-rodgers-is-recorded-for-the-very-first-time 1936 – Jesse Owens…


Today in history – August 3, 2018

1492 – Columbus sets sail http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-sets-sail 1914 – Germany and France declare war on each other http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/germany-and-france-declare-war-on-each-other 1949 – NBA is born http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nba-is-born 1958 –…


Today in history – August 2, 2018

1776 – Delegates sign Declaration of Independence http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/delegates-sign-declaration-of-independence 1934 – Hitler becomes fuhrer http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hitler-becomes-fuhrer 1943 – Japanese forces attack PT boat with Kennedy on board…




Today in history – July 25, 2018

1832 – The first railroad accident http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-first-railroad-accident 1965 – Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dylan-goes-electric-at-the-newport-folk-festival 1978 – World’s First Test Tube Baby…



Reported runaway found

SAFFORD – Last Monday, authorities were dispatched to Safford Airport in reference to a possible runaway juvenile being located. When the officer arrived and spoke…