What happened on this date in Mormon History - several curious snippets every day
40 years ago today - Jul 17, 1978
John Singer marries a second wife, Shirley Black. She moves into his house along with her three children from a previous marriage. Shirley's ex-husband is granted custody of the children which John Singer refuses to allow. Six months later Singer is shot and killed after pointing a gun at police officers trying to serve an arrest warrant.