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Church History Today – September 2nd

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September 2, 1898 – President Wilford Woodruff died at age 91 in San Francisco, California, where he had gone to seek relief from his asthma problems.

Wilford Woodruff 1889

Wilford Woodruff 1889

September 2, 1945 – Formal ceremonies of surrender, ending World War II – history’s deadliest and most far-reaching conflict – were held aboard the battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay. Japan had surrendered on August 14 (V-J Day); Germany on May 8 (V-E Day).

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