Categories Thoughts Happy Birthday Arizona Post author By James Fee Post date February 14, 2012 No Comments on Happy Birthday Arizona 100 years ago today Arizona became the 48th and last of the contiguous 48 states to gain statehood. It only took about 500 years after the Spanish first set foot in Arizona looking for gold. Much more at the Arizona Republic. ← Sophia Parafina — Open Source Mapping in Windows → Migration to Octopress Complete Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.