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Church History Today – October 10th

October 10th, 2009 No comments

October 10, 1880 – The First Presidency was reorganized with President John Taylor sustained as third president of the Church, with Presidents George Q. Cannon and Joseph F. Smith as counselors.

October 10, 1901 – President Lorenzo Snow died at his home in the beehive House in Salt Lake City at age 87.

October 10, 1919 – King Albert and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium attended a recital on Temple Square in Salt Lake City to hear the Tabernacle organ.

October 10, 1962 – The Church purchased a shortwave radio station, WRUL, with a transmitter in Boston and studios in New York City. It was subsequently used to transmit Church broadcasts to Europe and South America.

October 10-17, 1997 – President Hinckley addressed a total of 52,500 members in eight islands of the Pacific: Samoa, Hawaii, American Samoa, Tonga, Fiji and Tahiti.

Church History Today – September 13th

September 13th, 2009 No comments

September 13, 1898 – President Lorenzo Snow became the president of the Church. He chose Presidents George Q. Cannon and Joseph F. Smith as counselors. Both had served as counselors to President Brigham Young, President John Taylor and President Wilford Woodruff.

September 13, 1990 – Registration of the Leningrad Branch of the Church was approved by the Council on Religious Affairs of the Council of Ministers in the Soviet Union.