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November 20

1835 – Oliver Cowdery returned to Kirtland, Ohio, from New York and brought with him a quantity of Hebrew books to be used in the school being held there. The Prophet Joseph was presented with a Hebrew Bible, Lexicon, and Grammar, also a Greek Lexicon, and Webster’s English Dictionary. The Prophet Joseph was in the process of translating the papyri from the Egyptian mummies that had recently come into his possession. (History of the Church, 2:318)


1838 – Even though most of the Saints witnesses had been arrested to keep them from testifying in the Prophet Joseph’s and the other brethren’s behalf, the Court of Inquiry continued in Richmond, Missouri.

1879 – The first branch of the Church in Mexico is organized in Mexico City.

1894 – The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles approve the Articles of Incorporation of the Genealogical Society of Utah.

1966 – The first stake in Argentina is organized in Buenos Aires.

      Billings Montana Temple

1999 – The Billings Montana Temple is dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley.

2006 – Church member Josh Rohatinsky, running for Brigham Young University, won the NCAA Cross Country National Championship.

      Hartford Connecticut Temple

2016 – The Hartford Connecticut Temple is dedicated by President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency

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