April 29

1832 - The Prophet Joseph spent the day visiting the Saints in Kaw Township above the Big Blue River a few miles west of Independence, Missouri.

1847 - First camp of Pioneers arrived at the future site of Grand Island, Nebraska.  They burned the dry grass so that the green grass would grow faster for those who would come later.  They had now traveled 204 miles from Winter Quarters.

1943 - President J. Reuben Clark introduces a new financial reorganization plan for the Church.  Every financial operation must now fulfill the purpose and mission of the Church.

1985 - Don Lind, astronaut and member of the Church, participates in a journey aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

2001 - The Guadalajara Mexico Temple is dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley.

2006 - Vocal Point, the Brigham Young University sponsored a cappella group, sang its way to the world championship in New York City’s Lincoln Center, when it took top honors at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.