George Albert Smith, Nov 29, 1946

-- Nov 29, 1946
[President George Albert Smith Journal] "Went home too weary to attend lecture of Arthur Gaeth. Emily [daughter] had several friends in from lecture. I went to bed and missed the good company." (1)

-- Dec 7, 1946
Curtailment of number of mission periodicals-- Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah.

To curtail the proliferating number of L.D.S. mission newspapers and periodicals in the interest of saving paper, ink, and the time of missionaries. (2)

-- Dec 28, 1946
Francisco J. Vinas, later a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, is born in Montevideo, Uruguay. (3)

-- Dec 31, 1946
The Church missionary force rises from an average of 477 serving during 1945 to an average of 2,244 during 1946. (3)

-- 1946
Church Membership at end of year: 996,505

New Converts : 17,051

Percent Change from previous year: 1.74% (4)

-- During December 1946
KSL begins broadcasting the first FM radio signal in Utah under the call letters KSL-FM. (5)

-- During December, 1946
Annual Christmas greeting-- (The annual Christmas greeting of the First Presidency for the year 1946.) (2)

-- During 1946
Missionary work resumed in South Pacific under the direction of Matthew Cowley. (6)

Deseret Film Productions organized by A. Hamer Resier, manager of Deseret Book Store. The motion picture unit headed by Frank Wise, who made - several successful 16mm sound films of Church events and rented them out through Deseret Book Company. Deseret Film Productions films general authorities at General Conference until 1953, when television became available in Utah. (5)

First Church sermon delivered by short wave radio (President George Albert Smith to 203 LDS servicemen in Japan). (5)

1 - Journals of George Albert Smith
2 - Clark, James R., Messages of the First Presidency (6 volumes)
3 - The Woodland Institute 'On This Day Historical Database,'
4 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
5 - Sherry Baker: Mormon Media History Timeline: 1827-2007,
6 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"

LDS History Chronology: George Albert Smith

Mormon History Timeline: The life of George Albert Smith