January Calendar


Jan. 1: New Year’s Day

Jan. 3, 106 B.C.: Cicero, Roman statesman, born.

Jan. 5, 1831: First LDS Indian mission opened in Missouri.

Jan. 6, 1412: Joan of Arc, French patriot, born.

Jan. 7, 1789: First American presidential election.

Jan. 14, 1847: Brigham Young received revelation to guide Saints west.

Jan. 17, 1706: Benjamin Franklin, American statesman and inventor, born.

Jan. 18, 1972: Ogden Temple dedicated by President Joseph Fielding Smith.

Jan. 19, 1736: James Watt, Scottish inventor, born.

Jan. 21, 1836: Remarkable heavenly manifestations at Kirtland Temple.

Jan. 22, 1561: Francis Bacon, English author, born.

Jan. 25, 1759: Robert Burns, Scottish poet, born.

Jan. 26, 1788: Sydney, Australia, founded, now called Australia Day.

Jan. 28, 1964: Temple Square became national landmark.

[illustrations] Illustrated by Phyllis Luch