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March 6

1834 – The Prophet Joseph records that he and Parley P. Pratt “held another meeting at Brother Nickerson’s.  The few unbelievers that attended were outrageous, and the meeting ended in complete confusion’ (History of the Church, 2:42).

1840 – The Prophet Joseph attended a meeting of the High Council of Iowa held at the home of Elijah Fordham in Montrose.  He told them that it was the will of the Lord that they should desist from trying to live the law of consecration and that it would not be kept until the Lord commanded otherwise.

1842 – The Prophet Joseph gave his Sunday address at Orson Spencer’s near the construction site of the Nauvoo Temple.

1862 – The Salt Lake Theatre is dedicated by President Brigham Young.

1948Edward “Vaun’ Clissold and his wife, Irene, arrive in Japan, the first official missionaries in Japan since the closure of the Japanese mission in 1924.

1986 – Brigham Young University basketball coach from 1949-1972, Stanley H. Watts, is inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.  His teams won eight conference titles and two National Invitational Tournament championships.

1999 – The Colonia Juarez Chihuahua Mexico Temple is dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley.

2013 – LDS Charities sponsored a side event during the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Sister Sharon Eubank, executive director of LDS Charities, along with others, spoke on the Church’s humanitarian outreach.

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