Provo in History

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1875-10-16 Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.

Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church Brigham Young
Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church
Brigham Young
  • 1964-11-15 KBYU TV channel 11 in Provo, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • 1962-06-12 Michael Link, actor (Earl-Julia), born in Provo, Utah
  • 1976-04-02 Evan McMullin, American independent candidate for President (2016), born in Provo, Utah
  • 1978-03-03 Douglas Osmond, vocalist (Osmond Boys), born in Provo, Utah

Famous Weddings

  • 1974-07-16 "The Osmonds" singer Alan Osmond (25) weds Suzanne Pinegar at LDS Temple in Provo, Utah