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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; `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] Oakland; CA 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. Japan Dr 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
1945 2 Sep The war in Japan ends. Japan WW II
1955. 23 - 25 Sep International Teaching Conference held in Nikko, Japan. [Japan Will Turn Ablaze p87, 97] Nikko; Japan International Teaching Conference
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
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.
Sapporo; Japan Oceanic Conference; Conference
1974 The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Japan is established. Japan Publishing Trust
1974 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Japan is formed with its seat in Tokyo. [BW16:233] Tokyo; Japan NSA
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

from the main catalogue

  1. 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]
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