Several curious tidbits that happened on this day in Mormon History
140 years ago today - Apr 13, 1879
President John Taylor preaches, "I remember talking with some celebrated scientists from Europe some time ago, and I explained to them some of the principles relative to the heavenly bodies that were revealed through the Prophet Joseph Smith. They were astonished to know that ideas so grand could be developed through one that was comparatively unlearned. One of them remarked that they were the most magnificent principles he had ever heard of; . . ."