November 22

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1833 - The Prophet Joseph’s younger brother, Don Carlos, arrives in Kirtland, Ohio, to live with the Prophet and learn the art of printing. (History of the Church, 1:446). He would later be the editor of the Elders’ Journal in Kirtland and the Times and Seasons in Nauvoo before his untimely death in 1841.

1838 - The court of Inquiry continues in Richmond, Missouri. The Prophet writes, “During the week we were again called upon most tauntingly for witnesses; we gave the names of some others, and they were thrust into prison, so many as were to be found. In the meantime Malinda Porter, Delia F. Pine, Nancy Rigdon, Jonathan W. Barlow, Thoret Parsons, Ezra Chipman, and Arza Judd, Jun., volunteered, and were sworn, on the defense, but were prevented as much as possible by threats from telling the truth” (History of the Church, 3:211).

1854 - Erastus Snow begins publishing the St. Louis Luminary, a Church paper in St. Louis, Missouri.

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1856 - Heber J. Grant, seventh President of the Church, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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1911 - Elder Heber J. Grant dedicates the Three Witnesses’ Monument and Oliver Cowdrey grave in Richmond, Missouri.

1918 - Heber J. Grant presides at the graveside services held for President Joseph F. Smith. No public funeral was held due to the nationwide influenza epidemic ravaging the country at that time.

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1969 - The Mormon Battalion Monument, overlooking Old Town in San Diego, California, is dedicated by President Hugh B. Brown of the First Presidency.

1988 - Elder Marvin J. Ashton dedicates the islands of Mauritius and Reunion, located of the eastern coast of Africa, for the preaching of the gospel.

Montreal Quebec Canada Temple

Montreal Quebec Canada Temple

2015 - President Henry B. Eyring, of the First Presidency, rededicates the Montreal Quebec Temple.