Several curious tidbits that happened on this day in Mormon History
110 years ago today - Mar 16, 1911
A large group of students publish a petition, signed by 80% of the student body, in the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE to keep professor Henry Peterson at BYU. Peterson is being removed for teaching Evolution. The next day Peterson is fired and the DESERET NEWS prints an editorial chastising the students for publishing the petition in an "anti-Mormon" newspaper.