Today in Mormon History - Jun 16

Today in Mormon History ...

Melbourne Australia Temple; Location: Knox, Victoria, Australia; Announcement: 30 October 1998; Dedication: 16 June 2000 by Gordon B. Hinckley; Style: Classic modern, single-spire design (1)
-- 10 years ago - Jun 16, 2000

The International Olympic Committee announced that the site for the 2002 Winter Olympics would be in Salt Lake City. (2)
-- 15 years ago - Jun 16, 1995

Geauga county court acquits Joseph of charges brought by brother-in-law Calvin Stoddard that Joseph had deprived him of water rights. During trial Calvin calls Joseph a "damned false prophet," and Joseph knocks him down. Stoddard sues for assault. (3)
-- 175 years ago - Jun 16, 1835

1 - Wikipedia, List of Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
2 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
3 - Kenny, Scott, Saints Without Halos, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"

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