“In thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.” –
“Many things are good, many are important, but only a few are essential.” – D. Todd Christofferson
This Day in LDS History
1847: while at Winter Quarters, President Brigham Young receives Doctrine and Covenants 136, outlining the ‘word and will of the lord’ concerning the Saints and their organization for the trek west.
1972: The Church announces the creation of the Church Historical Department, with new archives, history, and library divisions created from the former Church historians office.
1979: the Santa Cruz Bolivia Stake, the first stake in Bolivia, is organized, with Noriharu Ishigaki Haraguichi as president.