This Week in History June 26 – July 2, 2014

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June 23 1898- Bunkerville had a hailstorm and flood.  The hailstones were as large as hen’s eggs.  Hailstone drifts were as deep as six or seven feet. Bunkerville residents were able to enjoy ice cream all the way through July because of the hail.

June 27 1908- Citizens from Bunkerville, Mesquite and Littlefield met together to start a committee to build a telephone line from Moapa, NV to St. George UT.

June 1908- Snakes and Polecats were bothersome, killing local farmers’ chickens.

June 1921 –Aeroplane passes over Littlefield, AZ for the first time.

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