On this day in 1834
Belleville, Indiana. The Zion's Camp march, led by Joseph Smith, went from Indianapolis to Belleville, Indiana, and encamped near "a small stream of water in a grove."
On this day in 1842
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith wrote a letter to the Quincy Whig denying any involvement in the Boggs affair. He wrote, among other things, "My hands are clean, and my heart pure, from the blood of all men."
On this day in 1844
Carthage, Illinois. Smith v. Street: The case was dismissed at the plaintiffs' cost.