Several curious tidbits that happened on this day in Mormon History
180 years ago today - Sep 1, 1838
Entry in the "Scriptory Book of Joseph Smith:" "[I]n the name of Jesus Christ the Son of the Living God we will endure [persecution] no longer. . . . Our rights and our liberties shall not be taken from us, and we peacably submit to it as we have done heretofore, but we will avenge ourselves of our enemies, inasmuch as they will not let us alone."