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Today in History: February 14

Microsoft News | Slide 3 of 12: President William H. Taft signing New Mexico and Arizona into Statehood, 1912.   (Photo by Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)

1912: Arizona is admitted as the 48th state

Arizona became the 48th State of the Union as President William Howard Taft signed a proclamation. It was the last of the 48 states to be admitted to the union.

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