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March 28

1834 – The Prophet Joseph Smith returns to Kirtland, Ohio, after traveling to western New York to recruit men for Zion’s Camp and the redemption of Zion.  He finds his family all well and records, “The Lord be praised for this blessing!’ (History of the Church, 2:45).

1835 – The Prophet Joseph Smith receives Doctrine and Covenants 107 during a special meeting with the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.  The revelation on the Priesthood clarifies the duties of many Church offices and explains the difference between the Aaronic and Melchizedek Priesthoods.

1843 – The Prophet Joseph Smith moved his office into the small upper room in his new brick store.  The Prophet also records that “Josiah Butterfield came to my house and insulted me so outrageously that I kicked him out of the house, across the yard, and into the street’ (History of the Church, 5:316).

1895Spencer W. Kimball, twelfth President of the Church, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1896 – United States president Grover Cleveland signs an act to return to the Church real estate properties confiscated by the federal government during the anti-polygamy prosecutions of the 1880’s.

1899Harold B. Lee, eleventh President of the Church, is born in Clifton, Idaho.

2003 – Elder Kenneth Johnson, of the Second Quorum of the Seventy, presented $100,000 Australian Dollars to the Farmhand Foundation for drought relief in Australia.

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