Today in Mormon History - May 14

Today in Mormon History ...

[Mark Hofmann] Spokesman denies Church has hidden Oliver Cowdery history. (1)
-- 25 years ago - May 14, 1985

"after urging," Elizabeth Ann Whitney spoke in tongues with fluid ease for some five minutes. Eliza R. Snow affirmed that it was the "pure tongue of Adam." (2)
-- 135 years ago - May 14, 1875

[Joseph Smith] The Twelve appoint the next Thursday (third week of the month) "as a day of public fasting and prayer to Almighty God." In Aug, it was the second Thursday, and Thursday remained fast-day for Utah Mormons until the 1890s. (3)
-- 165 years ago - May 14, 1845

1 - Whittaker, David J., The Hofmann Maze, A Book Review Essay with a Chronology and Bibliography of the Hofmann Case, BYU Studies Vol. 29, No. 1, pg.80,
2 - On This Day in Mormon History,
3 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47"

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