“And it came to pass that he rent his coat; and he took a piece thereof, and wrote upon it—In memory of our God, our religion, and freedom, and our peace, our wives, and our children—and he fastened it upon the end of a pole. ” – Alma 46:12
“As we walk the path of spiritual liberty in these last days, we must understand that the faithful use of our agency depends upon our having religious freedom.” – Robert D. Hales
This Day in LDS History
1873 Zion’s Savings Bank and Trust is organized, with Brigham Young serving as president.
1940 Kenneth Johnson, later a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, is born in Norwich, England.
1976 The New Zealand Christchurch Mission is organized.