LDS History, 1907-1955

-- During 1907-1955
[Periodicals] Te Karere; New Zealand Mission Auckland, New Zealand MAORI (Periodical) (1)

-- During 1907-1961
[Periodicals] Te Heheuraa Api; Tahitian Mission Papeeti, Tahiti TAHITIAN (Periodical) (1)

-- Jan 16, 1908
[Lucy Mack Smith] Howard Coray dies at the home of a daughter. (2)

-- Apr 8, 1908
General Priesthood Committee created; it specified ages for ordination to priesthood offices. (3)

-- Jun 29, 1908
[U.S. Religious History] With the publication of the apostolic constitution Sapienti consilio, Pope Pius X caused the American Catholic Church to cease being a "missionary church" under the control of the Congregation de Propaganda Fide. Now, it was a full-fledged member of the Roman Catholic Church. (4)

-- 1908
Church Membership at end of year: 371,472
New Converts : 13,559
Percent Change from previous year: 3.79% (5)

[Deseret] Natural Bridges made a National Monument. (6)

-- During 1908-1911
[Periodicals] Ka Elele Oiaio; Hawaiian Mission Honolulu, Hawaii HAWAIIAN (Periodical) (1)

-- Jan 02, 1909
[U.S. Religious History] Aimee Elizabeth Semple, who would later found the Foursquare Gospel church, was ordained to the ministry in Chicago with her husband Robert Semple. (4)

-- Apr 09, 1909
[U.S. Religious History] The first recorded instances in America of groups speaking in tongues occurred in Los Angeles under the leadership of black evangelist William J. Seymour. This event marked the beginning of the three-year-long "Azusa Street Revival," key in the development of Pentecostalism. (4)

-- Aug 21, 1909
[Quorum of the Twelve] Moses Thatcher dies. (7)

-- During 1909, November
First Presidency issued statement on "Origin of Man." [See Origin of Man]. (8)

-- During 1909 November
First Presidency proclamation entitled "Origin of Man" published in the Improvement Era. (3)

1 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol.4, Appendix 3: Church Periodicals
2 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
3 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
4 - Cline, Austin, History of American Religion: Timeline,
5 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
6 - History to Go, Statehood,
7 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
8 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology