130 years ago today - Apr 11, 1890 (Friday)

The Canadian Parliament, in a session at Ottowa, amended the criminal law of the Dominion so as to make polygamy punishable with five years' imprisonment, instead of two, as heretofore. This was undoubtedly done with a view to reach the "Mormons," who had settled in Alberta.

[Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology]

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