Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Oct 8-15
- October 8, 1833 (Tuesday) – Wm. W. Phelps and Orson Hyde presented to Governor Daniel Dunklin, of Missouri, the petition from the Saints in Jackson County.
- October 11, 1838 (Thursday) – After several days’ bombardment, the mob succeeded in driving the Saints from De Witt. During the siege some of them had perished from starvation, and their sufferings had been very great.
- October 12, 1838 (Friday) – The exiles from De Witt arrived at Far West.
- October 8, 1848 (Sunday) – At a general conference held in the G.S.L. City fort, Brigham Young was unanimously sustained as President of the Church, with Heber C. Kimball and Willard Richards as his Counselors.
- October 9, 1848 (Monday) – The Nauvoo Temple was burned through the work of an incendiary.
- October 15, 1850 (Tuesday) – The mail bringing the first information to the Valley of the organization of the Territory of Utah, arrived in G.S.L. City.
- October 8, 1854 (Sunday) – A printing press and the necessary material for printing the Book of Mormon in the Hawaiian language arrived at Honolulu, Hawaii, but subsequently it was shipped to San Francisco, Cal., and the printing done there.