Today in Mormon History - Feb 21

Article in INTERMOUNTAIN OBSERVER: "Black, Female and a Mormon: Why I joined the Mormon Church." (1)
-- 40 years ago today - Feb 21, 1971

[Lucy Mack Smith] Martin Harris's note to Grandin to pay for printing the Book of Mormon falls due. (2)
-- 180 years ago today - Feb 21, 1831

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Taylor remembers that Joseph Smith prophesied to his worried mother that her son John would safely return from jail within a week after having been imprisoned in Missouri for six months; he returned six days later. (3)
-- 170 years ago today - about Feb 21, 1841

1 - This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
3 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith

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