Today in Mormon History - Jul 27

Saturday, Brazilian Mormons in Sao Paulo celebrate Utah Pioneer Day. (1)
-- 65 years ago today - Jul 27, 1946

Senator John Sherman, of Ohio, General Benjamin Harrison, of Indiana, Judge Strong and Albert Bierstadt, the landscape painter, visited Salt Lake City. (2)
-- 130 years ago today - Jul 27, 1881 (Wednesday)

[U.S. Religious History] Decided: O'Bannon v. Indiana Civil Liberties Union

The Supreme Court refused to hear a case about a large monument in Indiana which would have included the Ten Commandments. What was the original 7th Circuit Court decision, and why did they reach that conclusion? What does this mean for future cases? (3)
-- 10 years ago today - Jul 27, 2001

1 - On This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology
3 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline

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