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1909 Nov Charles Mason Remey and Howard Struven leave the United States on the first Bahá'í teaching trip to circle the globe. [BFA2:348, GPB261]
  • They go to Hawaii, Japan, Shanghai, Singapore and to Burma, India and `Akká. [BFA2:348–50]
Hawaii; Japan; Shanghai; Singapore; Burma; India; Akka Charles Mason Remey; Howard Struven; travel teaching
1913 In the year In 1913 `Abdu'l-Bahá writes to Dr Augur advising him to take the Bahá'í message to Japan. Japan George Augur
1914 Jun George Augur arrives in Japan. [BFA2:53; sBR191]
  • He is the first Bahá'í to reside in the country. [SBR191]
  • For a biography of George Augur see SBR187–98.
Japan George Augur
1914 6 Nov Agnes Alexander arrives in Japan. [TR30]
  • She lives there for a total of thirty–two years. [PH32]
  • See also W2:42–4 and Sims, Traces That Remain.
Japan Agnes Alexander
1932 27 Feb Race Amity gatherings became an effective way promote the principle of racial equality. At one such gathering held in Los Angeles, the circle of racial amity activities was widened to include not only white and coloured but also Native Americans, as well as Chinese and Japanese. At the banquet dinner, Chief Standing Bear, who attended in full regalia with a number of his tribesmen, offered a prayer and spoke of peace as a covenant among all races. A Native American tribal dance followed as part of the programme. [Louis Gregory, ‘Racial Amity in America: An Historical Review’, in BW7p652-666.] Los Angeles; California; United States Race (general); Race Amity; Race unity; Conferences, Race Amity; Native Americans; Chinese diaspora; Japanese diaspora
1945 2 Sep The war in Japan ends. Japan World War II; War (general); History (general)
1955. 23 - 25 Sep International Teaching Conference held in Nikko, Japan. [Japan Will Turn Ablaze p87, 97] Nikko; Japan Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Teaching; Conferences, International; Teaching; First conferences
1957 Nagoya, Japan, becomes the only spiritual assembly to be made up entirely of Japanese believers. Nagoya; Japan LSA
1957 Ridván The Regional Spiritual Assembly of North East Asia is formed with its seat in Tokyo, Japan. [BW13:304]
  • Its area of jurisdiction is Japan, Korea, Formosa, Macau, Hong Kong, Hainan Island and Sakhalin Island.
Tokyo; Japan NSA
1957 8 – 21 Jun Hokkaido Island is opened to the Faith by Rouhollah Mumtazi and Gekie Nakajima with the enrolment of new believers Kinkichi Shimatani and Yoshiro Sasaki of Sapporo, Japan. Hokkaido Island; Japan
1969 24 – 25 May The first Bahá’í Youth Conference of Japan opens on Jogashima Island. [BW15:329] Jogashima Island; Japan Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, National; Conferences, First
1971 3 – 5 Sep The Oceanic Conference of the North Pacific is held in Sapporo, Japan. [BW15:321–2; VV6]
  • For pictures see BW15:312–14 and VV5.
Sapporo; Japan Oceanic Conference; Conference
1974 The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Japan is established. Japan Publishing Trusts
1974 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Japan is formed with its seat in Tokyo. [BW16:233] Tokyo; Japan NSA
1990 24 Mar Mr. and Mrs. Abbas Katirai opened the Sakhalin Islands and became Knights of Bahá'u'lláh after 35 years of pioneering in Japan. This last goal was achieved 37 years after the Guardian had designated it as a goal of the Ten Year Crusade. [DM345] [AWH73] [VV112] Sakhalin Island; Russia; Japan Knights of Bahaullah
1990 Ridván Abbas and Rezvanieh Katirai became the last Knights of Bahá'u'lláh to be named when they pioneered to Sakhalin Island, the last remaining territory named by Shoghi Effendi in his Ten Year Crusade. [Russia by Moojan Momen] Sakhalin Island; Russia; Japan Knights of Bahaullah
1992 25 Oct – 11 Nov Prince Alfred von Lichtenstein tours ten cities in Japan delivering memorial lectures celebrating the centenary of the Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh. [BW92–3:132] Japan Prince Alfred von Lichtenstein; Centenaries; Bahaullah, Ascension of
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