September 11
This day In Masonry

On this date in 2000, the Grand Masters of the Grand Lodge of D.C. and the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of D.C. signed a ceremonial "proclamation" symbolizing their mutual recognition that had been voted on favorably by both Grand Lodges in 1999.

On this day in 1962 Mason Thurgood Marshall (PHA) was appointed a judge of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.

On this day in 1776 a Peace Conference was held between British General Howe and three representatives of the Continental Congress which was represented by Mason Benjamin Franklin, Mason John Adams and Edward Rutledge. The conference failed and the American war for independence continued for seven years.

On this day in 1936 the Boulder Dam in Nevada was dedicated by Mason and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt by turning on the dam's first hydroelectric generator. The dam is now called Hoover Dam.

On this day in 1941 Mason and Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh was brought up on charges of anti-Semitism with a speech in which he blamed "the British, the Jewish and the Roosevelt administration" for trying to draw the United States into World War II.

On this day in 2001, The "Attack on America," began with the crashing of four airliners full of innocent people into the two world trade centers, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania.