“And it came to pass that the seventy and sixth year did end in peace. And the seventy and seventh year began in peace” – Helaman 11:21
“It is the gospel of Jesus Christ that provides the foundation upon which we can find lasting peace and build eternal family units.” – Elder L. Tom Perry
This Day in LDS History
1873: David O. McKay, later the ninth President of the Church, is born in Huntsville, Utah.
1876: Amanda Inez Knight (Allen), later one of the first single women missionaries called by the Church, is born in Payson, Utah.
1893: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir wins the $1,000 second prize at the singing contest held at the World’s Fair in Chicago.
1998: President Gordon B. Hinckley appears on CNN’s popular Larry King Live television program. In the interview, President Hinckley declares, “My role is to declare a doctrine. My role is to stand as an example before the people. My role is to be a voice in defense of the truth.”