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1953 Oct Gail and Gerald Curwin and Maurice and Ethel Holmes arrive in Nassau and are named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for the Bahama Islands. [BW13:449] Nassau; Bahamas Knights of Bahaullah; Islands
1954 Oct 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; Barbados First Bahais by country or area
1955 Ridván The first local spiritual assembly in the Bahamas is formed in Nassau. Nassau; Bahamas LSA
1958 20 Apr Mírzá Ahmad (Esphahani) Sohrab, the Covenant-breaker who rebelled against Shoghi Effendi, dies. [MC90]
  • For the story of his defection from the Faith see CB343–7.
  • He is buried in the Saint Paul Episcopal Church Cemetery, Glen Cove, Nassau County, New York.
Glen Cove; Nassau County; New York; United States Ahmad Sohrab; Covenant-breakers; New History Society
1975 2 May The first teaching institute of the Bahamas takes place in Nassau. [BW16:207] Nassau; Bahamas Teaching institutes; Firsts, Other; Islands
1978 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahamas is formed with its seat in Nassau. [BW17:162, 348] Nassau; Bahamas NSA
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