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There is some confusion as to when the event actually took place. Some believe it happened before the end of the 2300 days, some believe it happened after.
But I am confident that it happened AFTER the October 22, 1844 date.
Here is a comment from “The Prophetic Faith of our Fathers”, vol.4 p.949
“…And that this little Washington group began the observance of the Sabbath AFTER, not before, the Disappointment of October 22, 1844, is further attested by Stephen N. Haskell, who preached Mrs.Preston[-Oakes] funeral sermon [in 1868], and by the express statement of the obituary itself, which says, “In 1844, after the passing of the time she introduced the Sabbath among the Adventists.””
There is no doubt in my mind that it happened in November or December of 1844… right on the “heels” of the great Disappointment.