“And it came to pass that I, Nephi, beheld that the Gentiles who had gone forth out of captivity did humble themselves before the Lord; and the power of the Lord was with them.” – 1 Nephi 13:16
“The Declaration of Independence to which these great men affixed their signatures is much more than a political document. It constitutes a spiritual manifesto—revelation, if you will—declaring not for this nation only, but for all nations, the source of man’s rights.” – Ezra Taft Benson
This Day in LDS History
1839: Having been imprisoned since November 1838, Parley P. Pratt and Morris Phelps escape from jail in Columbia, Missouri, while the community is involved in a patriotic celebration.
1975: The Iran Tehran Mission is organized.