-- 19 November 1868
[Birth of child] Birth of Child Mortimer Joseph Snow (mother: Mary Elizabeth Houtz) (1)
-- 1869, March 1
Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution (ZCMI), a cooperative business system, began in Salt Lake City. (2)
-- 1869, May 10
Great Pacific Railroad completed by junction of Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads, Promontory Summit, UT. (2)
It so happened that the King's edict concerned, among others, the three men who had received the revelation from the Lord that they should not worship any image. They were in a rather awkward fix. Either they must set aside the command of Jehovah to worship no God but Him, or, on the other hand, disobey the mandate of the King. They knew if they refused to comply with the wishes of so mighty a man as Nebuchadnezzar, their lives would not be of much value, unless they were preserved by the hand of the God of Israel. But they feared not the King and trusted in the arm of Jehovah to shield them from evil. (3)
-- Oct 9, 1869
[Sermon] Lorenzo Snow: Acting in the Name of the Lord, JD 13:253 - 259 (3)
-- 1869, November 28
Young Ladies' Retrenchment Association organized by Brigham Young, forerunner of modern Young Women organization. (2)
1 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_Snow#Wives_and_children
2 - Ludlow, Daniel H. editor, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Macmillan Publishing, Encyclopedia of Mormonism, Vol. 4, Appendix 2: A Chronology of Church History, http://amzn.to/eG0DIp
3 - JD 13:259, Lorenzo Snow
LDS History Chronology: Lorenzo Snow
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