Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Feb 22-28

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February 22, 1811 (Friday) – Ezra T. Benson, the great-grandfather of President Ezra Taft Benson, was born in Mendon, Worcester Co., Mass.

February 22, 1836 (Monday) – The sisters at Kirtland met in the Lord’s House to commence their work of making the veil for that building.

February 27, 1833 (Wednesday) – The revelation known as the “Word of Wisdom,” was given through Joseph Smith, jun., at Kirtland. (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 89.)

February 23, 1839 (Saturday) – About this time Sidney Rigdon was released from prison in Liberty jail, Mo., on bail.

February 26, 1849 (Monday)– The first Welsh Saints leave to join Zion in the United States.

Feb 22, 1861 (Friday) – Apostle Orson Pratt submits to the Mathematical Monthly (Cambridge, Massachusetts) a series of problems concerning mathematical laws relating to the origin of the solar system. The paper ceased its publication due to the pending war and Pratt never heard back about his manuscript.

Taken from Andrew Jenson’s:  Church Chronology

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