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||Clarence Iverson visits the Bahamas, the first recorded visit to the islands by a Bahá’í.
||Andrew and Nina Matthisen arrive in the Bahamas and are named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh. [BW13:449]
||Knight of Bahaullah
||The first person to become a Bahá’í in Nassau, Bahamas, Winfield Small, a young police officer from Barbados, enrols.
- Mr Small opened Barbados to the Faith.
|Nassau; Bahamas; Barbasos
||First Bahais by country or area
||The first person to become a Bahá’í in the Bahamas, Molly Newbold, enrols.
- As she did not remain a Bahá’í, Arnold Wells, a tinsmith who became a Bahá’í on 20 April, is regarded as the first Bahá’í. Christine Thompson, who owned a small fruit and vegetable shop, and Frank Ferguson, who owned a gas station, also enrolled on 20 April.
||Molly Newbold; Christine Thompson; Frank Ferguson
||The first local spiritual assembly in the Bahamas is formed in Nassau.
|1975 2 May
||The first teaching institute of the Bahamas takes place in Nassau. [BW16:207]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahamas is formed with its seat in Nassau. [BW17:162, 348]
|1987 16 – 17 Jan
||The first Youth Conference of the Bahamas is held with representation from three islands. [BINS173:9]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Youth; First conferences
||The first Bahá’í Winter School held on San Salvador Island, Bahamas, takes place. [BINS164:11]
||San Salvador Island; Bahamas