President Boyd K. Packer, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve ApostlesBorn: September 10, 1924
Elder David B. Haight of the Quorum of the Twelve ApostlesBorn: September 2, 1906
Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve ApostlesBorn: September 9, 1924
September 21–22, 1823Moroni visits young Joseph Smith five times. (Illustrated by Dale Kilbourn.)
September 22, 1827Joseph receives the gold plates from Moroni.
September 9, 1845Church leaders state their intent to move the Church to the Rocky Mountains to establish a refuge for the Saints. ( © Photodisc.)
September 17, 1846The remaining Saints in Nauvoo are driven out in the Battle of Nauvoo. (The Battle of Nauvoo by C. C. A. Christensen, courtesy Museum of Art, Brigham Young University, all rights reserved.)
September 9, 1850Brigham Young is appointed governor of the Territory of Utah. (Photo by Charles R. Savage.)
September 24, 1860The last of the pioneers to cross the plains by handcarts arrives in Salt Lake City. Ten companies came by handcarts between 1856 and 1860. (Illustrated by Olinda H. Reynolds.)
September 24, 1890President Wilford Woodruff issues the “Manifesto,” now “Official Declaration 1” in the Doctrine and Covenants.
September 8, 1893The Tabernacle Choir wins second place in the choral contest at the Chicago World’s Fair.
September 26, 1909United States president William Howard Taft visits Salt Lake City and speaks in the Tabernacle.
September 1912The first seminary is begun at Granite High School in Salt Lake City.
September 1915Jesus the Christ, by Elder James E. Talmage of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is published.
September 29, 1979The LDS Edition of the King James Version of the Bible is published. (Photo by Tamra Ratieta.)
September 26, 1981The new edition of the Triple Combination is published.
September 23, 1995The “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” is presented at the annual Relief Society general meeting.
September 2000Church membership reaches 11,000,000, with more non-English-speaking members than English-speaking members. (© Photodisc.)