1711: Father Francisco Eusebio Kino dies in Sonora, Mexico.
1881: The Tombstone stage, carrying $80,000 in bullion, is robbed. Stage driver Bud Philpot is killed during the bungled robbery.
1899: Santa Cruz County, the state's smallest county, is established after being formed out of Cochise and Pima counties.
1936: The monument to Father Kino is unveiled in Tucson.
1960: Kitt Peak National Observatory, located west of Tucson, is dedicated.
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