Today in Mormon History - Jun 21

Today in Mormon History ...

Church announced that Ricks College would become a four-year institution and be renamed Brigham Young University-Idaho. (1)
-- 10 years ago - Jun 21, 2000

Joseph preaches in Kirtland on the Evangelical Order. (2)
-- 175 years ago - Jun 21, 1835

First Presidency and Apostles decide to write to Southern States Mission president Ben E. Rich asking him to explain "certain requirements of missionaries, such as, [requiring each elder to make] a deposit of $50.00 in the mission office to meet the expense of sickness and for other emergencies, and also requiring each elder to purchase and dispose of one Book of Mormon monthly." (3)
-- 110 years ago - Jun 21, 1900

1 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
2 - Kenny, Scott, Saints Without Halos, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
3 - On This Day in Mormon History,

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