Today in Mormon History - Sep 26

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith completed Matthew 26:123 in his work on the inspired translation of the Bible. (1)
-- 180 years ago today - Sep 26, 1831

[Mormon Tabernacle Choir] Release of Wonder of Christmas. (2)
-- 5 years ago today - Sep 26, 2006

Heber J. Grant expresses his disappointment about his racehorse being disqualified from upcoming race in Salt Lake City."I had counted considerable, however, on Hyrum's winning the race and the horse becoming enough of a public favorite that I could sell him for a nice round sum." Heber becomes apostle in 1882, and horse racing remains legal in Utah until 1913. (3)
-- 130 years ago today - Sep 26, 1881

1 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith,
2 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newsroom,
3 - On This Day in Mormon History,


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