Homecoming Cow—University of Arizona

University of Arizona students elected a cow as homecoming queen in 1960. The cow, Daisy, was elected by write-in votes. The administration disqualified the cow and gave the crown to a human runner-up, Mary Lou Campo.

Sources:

"Daisy good clean fun." Arizona Daily Star. November 9, 1960. Page B1.

"Daisy ruled ineligible, M.L. Campo to reign." Arizona Daily Star. November 8, 1960. Page B1.

"Police gather rally of backers of cow Daisy for Homecoming Queen." Arizona Daily Star. November 5, 1960. Page B1.