August 26, 1906 – First Prophet visits Britain (Joseph F. Smith)
August 27, 1831 – Late in August, the Saints were commanded by revelation, through Joseph the Prophet, to purchase lands in Jackson County, Missouri, and the future persecutions of the Church were foreshadowed. (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 63.)
August 21, 1927 – Thomas S. Monson, sixteenth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah.
August 21, 1999 – The Spokane Washington Temple is dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley.