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1939 18 Sep John and Rosa Shaw arrive in Kingston, Jamaica, from San Francisco, the first Bahá’ís to visit the country. Kingston; Jamaica John Shaw; Rosa Shaw
1942 Dr Malcolm King, a Jamaican who become a Bahá'í in the United States, introduces the Faith to his homeland. [SDSCp425 note 2] Jamaica; Dr Malcolm King
1942 26 Oct Marion Lord Maxwell (‘Miss Mac’) becomes a Bahá’í, the first Jamaican to accept the Faith. [BW17:429]
  • For the story of her life see BW17:429–30.
Jamaica Marion Lord Maxwell
1943 The first Spiritual Assembly was formed in Jamaica. [BWNS233] Jamaica
1957 Ridván The Regional Spiritual Assembly of the Greater Antilles is formed with its seat in Kingston, Jamaica. [BW13:257] Kingston; Jamaica NSA
1961 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Jamaica is formed. [BW13:258] Jamaica NSA
1971 21 – 23 May The Oceanic Conference of the Caribbean is held in Kingston, Jamaica. [BW15:218, 319–20; VV5–6]
  • For pictures see BW15:304–8 and VV6.
Kingston; Jamaica Oceanic Conference; Conference
1972 The first Summer School of Jamaica is held. [BW15:218] Jamaica
1976 Jan Bahá’ís in Jamaica initiate a weekly 15-minute radio programme. [BW16:186] Jamaica radio
 
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