Today in Mormon History - Nov 09

Today in Mormon History ...

[Wilford Woodruff] His father marries Azubah Hart. (1)
-- 200 years ago - Nov 9, 1810

"Joshua the Jewish minister" calls. Joseph relates his first vision, the visitation of "angels" beginning when he was 17, and the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. Joshua offers an exegesis of Daniel 2 and passages in Revelation, detailed in Joseph's diary. (2)
-- 175 years ago - Nov 9, 1835

Terrence H. Rooney is elected to the British Parliament, becoming the first member of the Church ever elected to that body. (3)
-- 20 years ago - Nov 09, 1990

1 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Wilford Woodruff, Salt Lake City, Utah
2 - Kenny, Scott, Saints Without Halos, "Mormon History 1830-1844,"
3 - The Woodland Institute 'On This Day Historical Database,'

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