Today in Mormon History - Sep 10

The Berlin Stake, the first stake in Germany, is organized, with Rudi Seehagen as president. (1)
-- 50 years ago today - Sep 10, 1961

U.S. President Benjamin Harrison grants pardon to fellow Republican and second counselor Joseph F. Smith for outstanding warrants for his arrest on polygamy. Thirteen years later then President Joseph F. Smith testifies under oath that he is still living polygamously in violation of the of both "the laws of the church and the laws of the land." (2)
-- 120 years ago today - Sep 10, 1891

At five o'clock went to the temple with my wife and did endowment work for and on behalf of Warren Gamaliel Harding and Sister Grant went through for his wife, after which we stood in behalf of President Theodore Roosevelt's father and mother and also stood for President Harding and wife and were sealed for eternity for these two couples, George F. Richards performing the ceremonies. [Heber J. Grant diary, Sept. 10, 1926] (3)
-- 85 years ago today - Sep 10, 1926

1 - The Woodland Institute 'On This Day Historical Database,'
2 - On This Day in Mormon History,
3 - Anderson, Devery; The Development of LDS Temple Worship, 1846-2000: A Documentary History,

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