LDS History, 1965

LDS History Chronology /Timeline

-- During 1965
[Catholic Church in Utah] Bishop Joseph Lennox Federal (1910- ) attended sessions of the Second Vatican Council in Rome during the years from 1962 through 1965. He helped steady his people through the upheaval of change that followed the council, and also updated diocesan life and liturgy in accordance with its directives. (1)

[Chinese in Utah] A new wave of Chinese immigrants began to settle in the United States in the aftermath of World War II. This pattern of immigration was ushered in by changes in immigration laws: the repeal in 1943 of the Chinese Exclusion Act; the McCarran-Walter Act of 1952, which approved immigration from Asia; and the Immigration Act of 1965, which abolished the national-origins quotas. (2)

Bimonthly Priesthood Bulletin is published containing information about all Church programs. (3)

Church's motion picture studio rebuilt after fire. (3)

Publication of Family Home Evening manual begins. (3)

The Translation Services Department of the Church is organized in Salt Lake City with offices in language areas. It comes to be known as the Translation Division in the 1980s. (3)

[Leonard J. Arrignton] In 1965 he became the first president of the Mormon History Association. He also served as president of the Western History Association, the Agricultural History (4)

[Lucy Mack Smith] Jerald and Sandra Tanner produce the first photomechanical reproduction of the 1853 text under the title, Joseph Smith's History: The Book Brigham Young Tried to Destroy, by His Mother. (5)

-- During 1965-
[Periodicals] Priesthood Bulletin; Salt Lake City, Utah (Changed to Bulletin) (Periodical) (6)

[Periodicals] Songdo Wi Bot,; Korean Mission Seoul, South Korea (Changed to Songdo ui pot, 1988; Unified 1967) KOREAN (Periodical) (6)

-- During 1965
[Utah] Canyonlands National Park is opened. (7)

[Utah] Golden Spike National Historical Site recognized. (7)

-- Jan 29, 1966
First copy of Chinese translation of the Book of Mormon presented to President David O. McKay. (3)

1 - Utah Historical Encyclopedia,
2 - Utah Historical Encyclopedia,
3 - Sherry Baker: Mormon Media History Timeline: 1827-2007,
4 - Utah Historical Encyclopedia,
5 - Anderson, Lavina Fielding, Editor, Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, 2001, Signature Books
6 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol.4, Appendix 3: Church Periodicals
7 - History to Go, Utah Today,
Mormon History Timeline /Chronology

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