What happened on this date in Mormon History - several curious snippets every day
160 years ago today - Jul 6, 1857
The NEW YORK HERALD observes that Mormons "do not confine themselves to sacred music. All the popular songs of the day-English glees, negro melodies, and even sentimental ballads-they bring into their service. Their hymns are for the most part sung to familiar 'profane' airs."