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|1940 (in the decade)
||By the mid-1940s Corporal Thomas Bereford Macauley becomes a Bahá’í in Nigeria, the first Bahá’í in the country.
||Thomas Bereford Macauley
|1953 20 Oct
||Frances Heller arrives in Macau and is named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh for the island. [BW13:453; PH73]
- She is the first Knight of Bahá’u’lláh to settle in Chinese territory.
||Frances Heller; Knight of Bahá’u’lláh
|1954 15 Jul
||The first person to become a Bahá’í in Macau, Harry P. F. Yim (Yim Pui Foung), a 45-year-old small business proprietor born in Canton, China, enrols.
||Harry P. F. Yim (Yim Pui Foung)
||The first local spiritual assembly of Macau is formed.
||The opening of the School of the Nations in Taipa, Macau with 5 students enrolled in kindergarten. [SoN, BWNS460]
||One hundred and twenty people in Hong Kong and 280 in Macau become Bahá’ís as a result of teaching institutes. [BINS189:8]
- A later report states that more than 600 people in Macau have become Bahá’ís. [BINS194:3]
|Hong Kong; Macau
||The first National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Macau was formed. [PH73; AWH62]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Macau is formed. [AWH62; BINS199:1; VV104]