Today in Mormon History - May 21

Today in Mormon History ...

Brigham Young's office journal comments on a letter sent by the Church to President Buchanan: "This was an interesting letter, it commented upon the prostitution which had always attended monogamy, both in the days of the Romans and in all modern nations; also remarking that the Nations who practiced polygamy were to a far greater extent free from Harlots." (1)
-- 150 years ago - May 21, 1860

Nashville Tennessee Temple; Location: Franklin, Tennessee, USA; Announcement: 9 November 1994; Dedication: 21 May 2000 by James E. Faust; Style: Classic modern, single-spire design (2)
-- 10 years ago - May 21, 2000

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision that money given directly to missionaries was not a deductible donation under federal tax law. The Church encouraged members to follow established procedures of contributing through their wards. (3)
-- 20 years ago - May 21, 1990

1 - On This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Wikipedia, List of Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
3 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,

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