Today in Mormon History - Sep 27

[U.S. Religious History] The Taliban seized control of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, and hanged the former president Najibullah. (1)
-- 15 years ago today - Sep 27, 1996

Elder Neal A. Maxwell, speaking at the FARMS annual banquet, tells his listeners, "Joseph [Smith] will go on being vindicated in the essential things associated with his prophetic mission. Many of you here, both now and in the future, will be part of that on-rolling vindication through your own articulation. There is no place in the Kingdom for unanchored brilliance. Fortunately, those of you I know are both committed and contributive. In any case, ready or not, you serve as mentors and models for the rising generation of Latter-day Saint scholars and students. Let them learn, among other things, submissiveness from the eloquence of your example. God bless you!" (2)
-- 20 years ago today - Sep 27, 1991.

After considering all the facts presented regarding the desire of a couple who have been sealed in the Temple to have sealed to them two children with Negroid blood, I indicated that I could see no objection to the sealing being done. [David O. McKay diary, Sept. 27, 1966] (3)
-- 45 years ago today - Sep 27, 1966

1 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline
2 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, "The LDS Intellectual Community and Church Leadership: A Contemporary Chronology," Dialogue, Vol.26, No.1
3 - Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History,

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