What happened on this date in Mormon History - several curious snippets every day
170 years ago today - May 24, 1847
Brigham Young writes his name on a buffalo skull while on the trek westward. Heber C. Kimball prays with William Clayton. A gust of wind blows Kimball's hat off but he doesn't interrupt his prayer to chase it. Later he had to chase the hat for a mile before recovering it.