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||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; `Akká
||Charles Mason Remey; Howard Struven; travel teaching
|1912 7 Oct
||Talk to Japanese Young Men’s Christian Association,
Japanese Independent Church, 576 Sycamore Street, Oakland, California. [PUP343]
||Japanese Young Men’s Christian Association; Japanese Independent Church; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
|1913 In the year
||In 1913 `Abdu'l-Bahá writes to Dr Augur advising him to take the Bahá'í message to Japan.
||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.
|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.
|1945 2 Sep
||The war in Japan ends.
|1955. 23 - 25 Sep
||International Teaching Conference held in Nikko, Japan. [Japan Will Turn Ablaze p87, 97]
||International Teaching Conference
||Nagoya, Japan, becomes the only spiritual assembly to be made up entirely of Japanese believers.
||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.
|1969 24 – 25 May
||The first Bahá’í Youth Conference of Japan opens on Jogashima Island. [BW15:329]
||Jogashima Island; Japan
|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.
||Oceanic Conference; Conference
||The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Japan is established.
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Japan is formed with its seat in Tokyo. [BW16:233]
|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]
||Prince Alfred von Lichtenstein
from the main catalogue
- Traces That Remain: A Pictorial History of the Early Days of the Bahá'í Faith among the Japanese, by Barbara R. Sims (1989). Extensive history of Baha'i events and personages in Japan, 1914-1983. [about]