70 years ago today - Mar 12, 1942

[General] First Presidency letter bans foreign-language meetings in United States. Directed particularly at German-speaking Mormons, this restriction ends thirty years later as conversion and immigration bring to U.S. congregations thousands of Europeans, Latin-Americans, and Asians who speak little or no English.

[Source: On This Day in Mormon History, http://onthisdayinmormonhistory.blogspot.com]


  1. Do you have any information on who posted all the great historical information at the source link noted above [DMQ?]. He or she did a great job. I am led to believe that most of the info comes from the 2 books pictured on that page?

    1. I have some scattered info about who put that site together. Drop me a line for additional details - todayinmormonhistory@gmail.com.

      Much of the info at that site came from D. Michael Quinn's two volumes on the Mormon Hierarchy.


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