110 years ago today - Feb 12, 1911

BYU professor Ralph V. Chamberlin's "Darwin Centennial Speech" ignites controversy. General authorities (as the school's trustees) fire him and professor Henry Peterson. BYU students protest the dismissals with petitions and demonstrations.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database (http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase)]]

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