On this day in 1832
Hiram, Ohio. Joseph Smith Murdock, adopted son of Joseph and Emma Smith, died.
On this day in 1835
Huntsburg, Ohio. Joseph Smith preached for about three hours on the divinity of the Book of Mormon.
On this day in 1836
Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith ministered in the Kirtland Temple overnight with the Church presidents and bishops, who washed each others' feet in preparation for the solemn assembly.
On this day in 1837
Geauga County, Ohio. Patterson and Patterson v. Cahoon: Copies of the writ were left with Reynolds Cahoon, Jared Carter, Hyrum Smith, Joseph Smith, and Sidney Rigdon. Oliver Cowdery was not found. The case was continued until the next term.
On this day in 1838
Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith dictated a letter to the Presidency of the Church in Kirtland, giving them news about the Church in Far West.
On this day in 1841
Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo City Ordinance: Established a one-dollar fine for any owner of a dog who molests any person, horse, or cattle.
On this day in 1843
Nauvoo, Illinois. As mayor, Joseph Smith rendered judgment against Robert D. Foster for nonpayment of his debt.