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October 27, 1918

 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95060905/1918-10-27/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=INFLUENZA+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=0&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=662

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn95060905/1918-10-27/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=1918&sort=date&date2=1918&words=INFLUENZA+Influenza&language=&sequence=0&lccn=&index=0&state=&rows=20&ortext=&proxtext=influenza&year=&phrasetext=&andtext=&proxValue=&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=662

The cotton ranches outside Yuma are overwhelmed with the influenza, the sheriff dispatches ambulances to provide relief. The Arizona sheriffs are also reminded that vagrants - anyone not seeking employment for 10 days - are subject to upto 90 days jail time.

Source: “Cotton-Pickers Die from Influenza,” Tombstone Epitaph, Tombstone, Arizona, October 27, 1918. Page 1, Column 5.

Earlier Event: October 26
October 26, 1918
Later Event: October 28
October 28, 1918