115 years ago today - 115 years ago - Aug 18, 1898

[President Wilford Woodruff Journal] In the evening I attended the exhibition of the Battle of Manilla. I never saw such fireworks in my life.

[Source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]


  1. Thursday evening, but at what location?

  2. I believe it must have been in Salt Lake. His diary entry for this day begins: "Thur Aug 18th I spent most of the day in the house reading."


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