“For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.” – Matthew 7:8
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This Day in LDS History
1810: Elijah Abel, later an early black convert, pioneer, and faithful missionary, is born in Frederick, Maryland.
1847: Elders George A. Smith, Heber C. Kimball, and Ezra T. Benson speak at the first Church service held in the Salt Lake Valley.
1941: Yoshihiko Kikuchi, later a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy and the first native-born Japanese General Authority, is born in Hokkaido, Japan.
1999: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the Pony Express Monument, created and placed in Salt Lake City by the National Pony Express Association.
Natalie is a graduate of Brigham Young Unversity, where she studied Communications and Editing. She is passionate about the Northern California coast, reading biographies, and the Oxford comma.