||On this date in 1778, Voltaire was initiated in “Les Neuf Soeurs” Lodge in Paris. His conductors were Benjamin Franklin and Count Gebelin
||On this date in 1886, Rudyard Kipling received his 1st degree.
||On this date in 1790, the Grand Lodge of New Hampshire was constituted
||On this date in 1787, the Grand Lodge of Maryland was formedOn this date (or April 18) in 1850, the Grand Lodge of California was formed
||On this date in 1884, Pope Leo XIII issued a famous Papal Bull against Freemasonry, titled Humanum Genus
||On this date in 1821 the Grand Lodge of Missouri was founded.
||On this date in 1785, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart received his 3rd degree.
||On this date in 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt received his 3rd degree.
||On this date in 1738, Pope Clement XII issued the first Papal Bull attacking FreemasonryOn this date in 1840, the Grand Lodge of Illinois was formed