“Suffer the little children to come unto me.” —Mark 10:14
“Children are the past, the present, and the future all blended into one. They are consummately precious. Every time a child is born, the world is renewed in innocence.” —Boyd K. Packer
This Day in LDS History
1842: Elder Orson Hyde returns to Nauvoo from his historic mission to the Holy Land, during which he blessed the land and visited international capitals throughout Europe and the Middle East.
1920: Elder David O. McKay of the Twelve and Hugh J. Cannon, editor of the Improvement Era, board the Empress of Japan at Vancouver British Columbia, beginning their approximately 60,000-mile tour of missions throughout the world.
1953: The West German government grants the Church Koerperscaft Des Oeffentlichen Rechts ( a corporation under public law), giving it equal rights with the established churches in Germany. This is the first time in German history that a foreign church has been so honored.
1968: President Hugh B. Brown of the First Presidency conducts the site dedication and groundbreaking for the Washington D.C. Temple, the first temple in the eastern United States