Amerigo Vespucci

Associated Locations: Florence, Republic of Florence, in present-day Italy Associated Dates: March 9, 1454 – Born Amerigo Vespucci is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple (Latter-day Saint, LDS) on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki. Amerigo Vespucci is one […]

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Manti Temple

Associated Locations: Manti, Utah Associated Dates: May 21, 1888 – Dedicated Providential Importance in History Franklin D. Richards “When we dedicated the Temple at Manti, many of the brethren and sisters saw the presence of spiritual beings, discernible only by the inward eye. The Prophets Joseph, Hyrum, Brigham and various other Apostles that have gone were […]

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William Floyd

Associated Locations: Brookhaven, Long Island Associated Dates: December 17, 1734 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Wales, in Great Britain, was the fatherland of William Floyd. His grandfather came hither from that country in the year 1680, and settled at […]

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Washington Irving

Associated Locations: New York City, New York Associated Dates: April 3, 1783 – Born Washington Irving is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki.

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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki. Related events: 7 April 1770 – William Wordsworth birth

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Lehite Remnant Found Throughout the World

Spencer W. Kimball The term Lamanite includes all Indians and Indian mixtures, such as the Polynesians, the Guatemalans, the Peruvians, as well as the Sioux, the Apache, the Mohawk, the Navajo, and others. It is a large group of great people . . . . There are no blessings, of all the imaginable ones, to […]

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John C. Calhoun

Associated Locations: Abbeville, South Carolina, U.S. Associated Dates: March 18, 1782 – Born John C. Calhoun is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki. John C. Calhoun is considered to be […]

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Richard Stockton

Associated Locations: Near Princeton, New Jersey Associated Dates: October 1, 1730 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. The great grandfather of Richard Stockton came from England some time between 1660 and 1670, and first settled upon Long Island, in the […]

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Christian Persecution in Columbia

A number of paramilitary groups, as well as FARC guerrillas, vie for power in the southern region of Cordoba, a significant coca cultivation area that is strategically important to the drug trade. Colombia has the world’s second highest number of internally displaced people, numbering 4 million. . . . Guerrillas, drug cartels, and paramilitary groups […]

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Christian Persecution in Turkmenistan

The publication of religious literature inside the country is banned. The government controls Internet access and has shut down cellphone service. No unregistered religious groups or communities are allowed, and religious communities have been unable to register for years. However, both registered and unregistered religious groups face police raids and other harassment. Unregistered congregations are […]

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Christian Persecution in Bangladesh

Bangladesh officially became a Muslim state in 1988. Religious minorities may worship openly, but they face social discrimination, and religious freedom is being steadily eroded by Islamist pressure. Most discrimination against Christians comes from Muslims, but Buddhists in southeastern Bangladesh also oppose Christians. Christians are denied access to public water wells, their property is destroyed […]

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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus Born Unknown, but before 31 October 1451 Genoa, Republic of Genoa, in present-day Italy Died 20 May 1506 (probably 54) Valladolid, Crown of Castile, in present-day Spain Spouse Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (c. 1455–85) Father Domenico Colombo Mother Susanna Fontanarossa Children Diego Fernando Associated Locations: Genoa, Republic of Genoa, in present-day Italy Associated Dates: […]

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Frances Burney D’Arblay

Frances Burney D’Arblay Born June 13, 1752(1752-06-13) Lynn Regis, England Died January 6, 1840(1840-01-06) (aged 87) Bath, England Spouse General Alexandre D’Arblay Children Alexander (1794) Father Dr Charles Burney Mother Esther Sleepe Burney Frances Burney D’Arblay is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple (Latter-day Saint, LDS) on August 21, 1877. […]

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John Wesley

Associated Locations: Wesley Chapel, Epworth, Lincolnshire, England – Church where John Wesley preached Epworth, Lincolnshire, England – Birthplace Associated Dates: June 28, 1703 – John Wesley birth John Wesley is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent […]

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St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

Associated Locations: Paris, France Other multiple locations in France Associated Dates: August 23, 1572 – Born Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. On the twenty second day of August, 1572, commenced this diabolical act of sanguinary brutality. It was intended to destroy at one stroke the root of the Protestant tree, which had only […]

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