LDS History, Oct 6, 2007 - 27 January 2008

LDS History Chronology /Timeline

-- Oct 6, 2007 - 27 January 2008
[1st Presidency Changes] Gordon B. Hinckley Thomas S. Monson Henry B. Eyring Henry B. Eyring called as Second Counselor (1)

-- Oct 6, 2007
Elder Henry B. Eyring is sustained as Second Counselor in the First Presidency. (2)

Elder Quentin L. Cook is sustained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. (2)

-- 2007 6-7 October
[Hinckley] Conducted and spoke at the Church-"s 177th Semi-Annual World General Conference (3)

-- Oct 6, 2007
[Hinckley] Announced Elder Henry B. Eyring as Second Counselor in the First Presidency and Elder Quentin L. Cook as new apostle (3)

[Quorum of the Twelve] Henry B. Eyring sustained to First Presidency; Quentin L. Cook added to Quorum (4)

-- Oct 18, 2007
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) spoke on his faith, family, and public service at a Brigham Young University forum recently. (5)

-- Nov 3, 2007
A thundering four-color press at a sprawling printing facility located in west Salt Lake City has been running hundreds of thousands of pages per hour, 24 hours a day, six days a week preparing the 2008 curriculum of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (5)

-- Nov 6, 2007
George Osmond (90), father of Donny and Marie Osmond and patriarch to the family's singing group The Osmond Brothers, died in Provo, Utah. (6)

-- Nov 7, 2007
San Salvador El Salvador (Under construction) Temple; Location: San Salvador, El Salvador; Announcement: 7 November 2007; Groundbreaking: 20 September 2008 by Don R. Clarke; Notes: Announced in a letter dated 7 November 2007 from the First Presidency to priesthood leaders. (7)

-- Nov 20, 2007
In Utah polygamist leader Warren Jeffs, self-proclaimed prophet of a breakaway Mormon sect, was sentenced to 10 years to life in prison for forcing a 14-year-old to marry her first cousin. (6)

-- Dec 2, 2007
For the first time since the new Mormon Tabernacle Choir recording label was introduced, the Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have a number one selling album! (5)

-- Dec 13, 2007
The American Red Cross announced that through the combined efforts of many organizations, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, measles deaths in Africa have dropped 91 percent. (5)

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2 - Wikipedia, 21st Century (Mormonism),
3 - LDS Newsroom, Time line of Significant Events as President,
4 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
5 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Kingdom, "On This Day,"
6 - Ratnikas, Algis, TimelinesDb,
7 - Wikipedia, List of Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,

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