On this day in 1830
Colesville, New York. Joseph Smith performed the first miracle after the organization of the Church by casting a devil out of Newel Knight.
On this day in 1835
Geauga County, Ohio. State of Ohio v. Smith: A transcript of the proceedings of the case was given to lawyer Reuben Hitchcock, the prosecuting attorney for this case in the Court of Common Pleas.
On this day in 1837
Geauga County, Ohio. Newbould v. Rigdon, Smith, and Cowdery: Rigdon, Joseph Smith, and Cowdery were arrested. A bail bond was subsequently posed by Martin Harris and five others.
On this day in 1839
Iowa. Joseph Smith went to Iowa with a committee of the Church to select a place for the relocation of the Saints from Missouri.
On this day in 1844
Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith told a reporter from the
St. Louis Gazette that he had gained his power by the principles of truth and virtue.