Today in Church History - Jan 21

On this day in Church History ...

Appointment of David Hsao Hsi Chen, native of Chinese mainland and professor at BYU-Hawaii, to serve as First Presidency's "traveling elder" for People's Republic of China. (1)
-- 20 years ago - Jan 21, 1990

On This Day, The worldwide Church membership count reaches nine million. (2)
-- 15 years ago - Jan 21, 1995

[Lucy Mack Smith] Martha Jane Knowlton receives her patriarchal blessing at Nauvoo from Joseph Smith Sr., in Lucy's presence. (3)
-- 170 years ago - Jan 21, 1840

1 - On This Day in Mormon 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

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