What happened on this date in Mormon History - several curious snippets every day
160 years ago today - Feb 10, 1858
The DESERET NEWS publishes the ""History of Brigham Young," and quotes Joseph Smith as saying " . . . the time will come when bro. Brigham Young will preside over this church." However, the first handwritten version of the "History of Brigham Young" makes no reference to the prophecy.