June Calendar

June 1, 1801: Brigham Young, second Church president, born.

June 4, 1837: British Mission opened.

June 5, 1783: First public balloon ascent, France.

June 9, 1830: First LDS Church conference held Fayette, New York.

June 14, 1777: Flag Day—Continental Congress adopted the U.S. flag.

June 15, 1929: Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir’s first radio broadcast.

June 19, 1623: Blaise Pascal, French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist, born.

June 21, 1850: Daniel Carter Beard, founder of Boy Scouts of America, born.

June 27, 1844: Joseph and Hyrum Smith assassinated in Carthage Jail.