Today in Church History - Dec 08

On this day in Church History ...

Relief Society reorganized under the direction of President Brigham Young. (1)
-- Dec 8, 1867

Today in 1999 President Gordon B. Hinckley presides over the sealing of a fifty year time capsule which will be opened in 2049. (2)
-- 10 years ago - Dec 8, 1999

[Lucy Mack Smith] Thomas Ford is inaugurated as governor of Illinois. (3)
-- Dec 8, 1842

[Same Sex Marriage] Report of the Governor's Commission on Sexual Orientation and the Law is issued. The 400+ page report concludes that the state of Hawaii has no compelling interest in refusing to recognize same-sex marriages. (4)
-- Dec 8, 1995

1 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Chronology of Church History,
2 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Kingdom, "On This Day,"
3 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
4 - Crapo, Richley, Chronology Of Mormon / LDS Involvement In Same-Sex Marriage Politics

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