-- 180 years ago today - Aug 31, 1831
[Hinckley] President George W. Bush visited the First Presidency (2)
-- 5 years ago today - Aug 31, 2006
Quorum of Twelve votes "unanimously, that we for ourselves, and the Church we represent, approve of the proceedings of President Smith, so far as he has gone, in making over certain properties to his wife, children, and friends for their support, and that he continue to deed and make over certain portions of Church property which now exist, or which may be obtained by exchange, as in his wisdom he shall judge expedient, till his own, and his father's household, shall have an inheritance secured to them in our midst" (3)
-- 170 years ago today - Aug 31, 1841
1 - Tidd, N. R., "Mormon Chronology"
2 - LDS Newsroom, Time line of Significant Events as President, http://newsroom.lds.org/ldsnewsroom/eng/news-releases-stories/time-line-of-significant-events-as-president
3 - On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com