LDS History, June 1998

LDS History Chronology /Timeline

-- During June 1998
[Mormon Tabernacle Choir] The choir tours and performs in England, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain and Portugal. (1)

-- Jul 20, 1998
Kyiv Ukraine (Under Construction) Temple; Location: Kiev, Ukraine; Announcement: 20 July 1998; Groundbreaking: 23 June 2007 by Paul B. Pieper; Notes: Completion expected in April 2010 (2)

-- Jul 26, 1998
The Monticello Utah Temple, the prototype for a new generation of small temples in less-populous areas of the Church, was dedicated in southeast Utah by President Hinckley. (3)

-- 1998 26-27 July
Monticello Utah Temple became the first of the smaller temples dedicated. (4)

-- Jul 26, 1998
Monticello Utah Temple; Location: Monticello, Utah, USA; Announcement: 4 October 1997; Dedication: 26 July 1998 by Gordon B. Hinckley; Rededication: 17 November 2002 by Gordon B. Hinckley; Style: Classic modern, single-spire design (2)

[Temple] Standardized temple building period begins (2)

-- Jul 31, 1998-8 August
[Hinckley] Addressed more than 50,000 members during eight-day, 12-city tour of Canada; announced plans for two more temples in Canada (5)

-- Sep 8, 1998
Gordon B. Hinckley interviewed on the nationwide television show Larry King Live. (4)

Gordon B. Hinckley first interviewed by Larry King on CNN‘s ―Larry King Live. (6)

[Hinckley] Appeared on CNN's Larry King Live (5)

[Media] President Hinckley appears on Larry King Live to discuss the LDS faith. (7)

-- Nov 6, 1998
[Hinckley] Received International Executive of the Year award from BYU-"s Marriott School of Business (5)

-- Nov 19, 1998-21
President Hinckley toured areas devastated caused by Hurricane Mitch in Nicaragua and Honduras and spoke to 19,000 members. In all, the Church sent 840,000 pounds of relief supplies to the affected areas. (3)

1 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newsroom,
2 - Wikipedia, List of Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
3 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
4 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
5 - LDS Newsroom, Time line of Significant Events as President,
6 - Sherry Baker: Mormon Media History Timeline: 1827-2007,
7 - The Mormon Channel: The Broadcast and Media History of the LDS Church Timeline,

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