2015 - The Tijuana Mexico Temple was dedicated by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency.
1835 - The Prophet Joseph spent the day at home with his family and in writing letters. In the evening, he and Emma attended a wedding, which the Prophet performed, between Warren Parrish and Martha Raymond. They closed the service with singing and prayer. After refreshments, they returned home, “having spent the evening very agreeably” (History of the Church, 2:324).
1839 - The Prophet Joseph Smith and Elias Higbee have an interview with United States President Martin Van Buren concerning the expulsion suffered by the Saints from Missouri the previous winter. President Van Buren states, “Gentlemen, your cause is just, but I can do nothing for you. . . . If I take up for you I shall lose the vote of Missouri” (History of the Church, 4:80).
1839 - While traveling to Washington D. C., the coachman of the stage the Prophet was riding in stepped into a public house for a drink. The horses took fright and ran down the hill at full speed. The Prophet calmed the other passengers and then climbed out the door, secured himself on the side of the stage coach in an attempt to reach the coachmen’s seat. Upon succeeding, he reined up the horses and stopped the coach without any harm to the passengers.