LDS History, Feb 25, 1994

LDS History Chronology /Timeline

-- Feb 25, 1994
Elder Marvin J. Ashton dies. (1)

[Quorum of the Twelve] Marvin J. Ashton dies. (2)

-- Apr 7, 1994
Robert D. Hales is ordained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. (1)

-- May 30, 1994
Ezra Taft Benson, born in a quiet Idaho farm community, spent much of his life working with the power brokers of the world. Outspoken, courageous, and committed, he, like the founder of the Latter-day Saint church, Joseph Smith, had gone from "plowboy to prophet." He died 30 May 1994. (3)

President Ezra Taft Benson, 94, president of the Church for 8 1/2 years, died in Salt Lake City. (4)

Ezra Taft Benson, thirteenth President of the Church, dies. (5)

President Ezra Taft Benson dies. Howard W. Hunter becomes president. (1)

[Utah] Mormon Church president Ezra Taft Benson died in Salt Lake City at age 94. (6)

-- Jun 5, 1994 - 3 March 1995
[1st Presidency Changes] Howard W. Hunter Gordon B. Hinckley Thomas S. Monson Reorganization of First Presidency after death of Ezra Taft Benson (7)

-- Jun 5, 1994
President Howard W. Hunter was ordained and set apart as the 14th president of the Church. Set apart as his counselors were President Gordon B. Hinckley and President Thomas S. Monson. (4)

[Quorum of the Twelve] The First Presidency is reorganized, with Howard W. Hunter President, Gordon B. Hinckley First Counselor, and Thomas S. Monson Second Counselor. Gordon B. Hinckley becomes President of the Quorum, with Boyd K. Packer Acting President of the Quorum. (2)

[Thomas S. Monson] Set apart as second counselor in First Presidency to President Howard W. Hunter (8)

-- Jun 12, 1994
President Gordon B. Hinckley breaks ground for the Preston, England Temple. (9)

1 - Wikipedia, 20th Century (Mormonism),
2 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
3 - Utah History Encyclopedia: Ezra Taft Benson,
4 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
5 - Sherry Baker: Mormon Media History Timeline: 1827-2007,
6 - Ratnikas, Algis, TimelinesDb,
7 - Wikipedia, First Presidency (LDS Church),
8 - Deseret News, Timeline: Thomas S. Monson,,5143,695250351,00.html
9 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Kingdom, "On This Day,"

Mormon History Timeline /Chronology