Arizona is the home of the oldest North American village, Old Oraibi located on the Hopi Indian Reservation in Navajo county. Arizona is home to some of the country’s best wilderness and natural beauty. Spend the day learning all about the history and majestic of Arizona state.
When Is National Arizona Day?
National Arizona Day is celebrated on June 21st.
History Of National Arizona Day
In 2017, National Day Calendar® began celebrating each state in the order they entered the union, starting the week of Independence Day and ending with Hawaii. June 21 was chosen to highlight Arizona.
On July 17th of 1938, stunt pilot Douglas Corrigan of Galveston, Texas took off on an unplanned flight from his home in California to New York, where he requested permission to continue across the Atlantic Ocean.