115 years ago today - Dec 15, 1899

[Benjamin Cluff, BYA (BYU) President] Last Friday [i.e., December 15, 1899] we held a special fast day in behalf of the school [i.e., Brigham Young Academy]. .... talked to them about a proposed scientific tour or expedition through Mexico, Cenetral America and South America. They were much interested and wanted me to bring the matter up before Pres[iden]t. [Lorenzo] Snow.

[Source: Benjamin Cluff Jr. Diary, December 17, 1899, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010]

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