This week in history June 29-July 5

June 29, 1908: The raisin farm expects to ship two loads of fresh grapes.

June 29, 1995: Player’s Island Hotel/Casino Opens (Casablanca) June 23, 1898

July 1, 1949: Petition to prohibit liquor. Board rejected the wishes of the majority of the people.

July 1, 1984: First election for Mayor and City council held.

July 1, 1993: The Great American Classic Cross-Country Car Race passed through Mesquite.

July 1, 1998: Mesquite Star Opens. Now the Rising Star.

July 3, 2003: Fine Arts Center Ribbon Ceremony.

July 4, 1881: Large community gathering for Independence Day

 

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