- 16 July 1846 – Mormon Battalion organized
God Gave Them Knowledge: Daniel and his friends partake of grains and water in place of meat and wine. They receive knowledge for their obedience. Daniel interprets the dream of King Nebuchadnezzar. (13:49)
- 1909 – First Presidency issues “Origin of Man” Message
- 1925 – First Presidency issues 1925 Statement on Evolution
The devout but iron-willed Father Flanagan (Spencer Tracy) leads a community called Boys Town, a different sort of juvenile detention facility where, instead of being treated as underage criminals, the boys are shepherded into making themselves better people. But hard-nosed petty thief and pool shark Whitey Marsh (Mickey Rooney), the impulsive and violent younger brother of an imprisoned murderer, might be too much for the good father’s tough-love system.