Santa Claus Nearly Died in Arizona in 1932

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Jon Sullivan
Gather 'round, kids, it's time for the annual telling of our favorite Christmas tale -- how Santa Claus nearly died in Arizona 82 years ago.

In 1932, Santa jumped out of an airplane over Mesa, but his parachute didn't deploy, and scores of people watched Santa fall helplessly to the ground.

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25 Years Ago, Phoenix Hosted Formula One's U.S. Grand Prix

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Stuart Seeger
Ayrton Senna in the 1991 U.S. Grand Prix in Phoenix.


Twenty-five years ago today, Phoenix hosted its first Formula One Grand Prix.

Phoenix's F1 race didn't last long.

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