Today in church history – A queen is baptized, a new president of the church and a mission is formed

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Today in the history of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, many important events took place. A new president called, a queen is baptized, and a mission is organized in Brazil from two other missions.

July 7, 1906: Abraham Fernandez baptizes ex-Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii. She was the first monarch to join the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

July 7, 1968: The Brazilian North Mission is organized. Elder Hal Roscoe Johnson was the first president of this mission. The Brazilian North Mission was organized from the Brazilian Mission and the Brazilian South Mission.

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July 7, 1972: Today in church history, Harold B. Lee is ordained as the eleventh President of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This happened after the death and burial of Joseph F. Smith. Harold B. Lee was born in Clifton, Idaho.

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