Wednesday, April 6, 2011

April 6th

What is so important about April 6th?

April 6th in History
0: Earliest recorded solar eclipse
1789: US Congress begins regular sessions in Federal Hall, NYC Lobbyists only arrive later
1830: Mormon church founded in the United States
1896: First modern Olympic games begin in Athens, Greece
1909: The North Pole reached for the first time, by American Robert Peary
1917: The United States enter World War I
1965: Early Bird, world's first commercial communication satellite, launched

April 6th Birthdays
0: Jesus (according to scholars' estimates, Religious leader)
1483: Raphael, Italian painter
1671: Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French philosopher
1866: Butch Cassidy, American 'Wild West' outlaw
1874: Harry Houdini, Famous escape artist
1928: James Watson, American scientist who discovered DNA structure
1929: Andre Previn, American conductor

April 6th in Church History
1830: The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was officially organized.
1853: The cornerstone of the Salt Lake Temple was dedicated. 
1877: The St. George Utah Temple was dedicated (the first temple built in Utah).
1893: The Salt Lake Temple was dedicated by President Wilford Woodruff .
2000: The Palmyra New York Temple was dedicated.

2011: Kofi was baptized and confirmed a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

We are proud parents and are so happy that Kofi has made the decision. He worked hard, studied it out, and made the decision for himself.

Congratulations, dear son!
We are truly blessed to have you as our child!!
God has been good!