Bahá'í Library Online
. . . .
.

Search for tag "Ocean"

from the chronology

date event locations tags see also
1953 17 Oct The arrival of Knight of Bahá'u'lláh Bertha Dobbins in Vanuatu. [BWNS256] Vanuatu; Oceania Knights of Bahaullah; Islands; BWNS
1954 2 May Cynthia R. Olson of Wilmington, Delaware, settles in Barrigada, the largest village in Guam, and is named a Knight of Bahá’u’lláh for the Mariana Islands. [BW13:454] Barrigada; Guam; Mariana Islands; Oceania Knights of Bahaullah
1955 Mar The first person to become a Bahá’í in the Solomon Islands, William Gina, a 43-year-old Solomon Islander from the Western Solomon Islands, enrols. Solomon Islands; Oceania First Bahais by country or area
1968 23 – 25 Aug The first Oceanic Conference takes place in Palermo, Sicily, to commemorate the arrival of Bahá’u’lláh in the Holy Land. [BW15:73, 178; VV3]
  • It is attended by some 2,300 Bahá’ís from 67 countries. [BW15:73]
  • For details of the conference, maps and pictures see BW15:72–80.
Palermo; Italy Oceanic Conference; Conference
1969 29 Dec - 1970 2 Jan The First Pacific Area Bahá’í Youth Conference takes place in Apia, Western Samoa. [BW15:329–30]
  • For picture see BW15:330.
Apia; Samoa; Oceania Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Conferences, First; Youth
1970 14 Aug - 1971 5 Sep Eight Oceanic and Continental Conferences are held. BW15:296–323]
  • For many pictures see BW15:296–316.
Oceanic Conference; Continental Conference; Conference
1970 14–16 Aug The Oceanic Conference of the Indian Ocean is held in Rose Hill, Mauritius. [BW15:317; VV5]
  • For pictures see BW15:299–301.
Rose Hill; Mauritius Oceanic Conference; Conference
1971 1 – 3 Jan The Oceanic Conference of the South China Seas is held in the Victoria Memorial Hall in Singapore. [BW15:319; VV5]
  • For pictures see BW15:302–3 and VV6.
Singapore Oceanic Conference; Conference
1971 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of the Solomon Islands is formed with its seat in Honiara. [BW15:269] Solomon Islands; Oceania NSA
1971 21 – 23 May The Oceanic Conference of the Caribbean is held in Kingston, Jamaica. [BW15:218, 319–20; VV5–6]
  • For pictures see BW15:304–8 and VV6.
Kingston; Jamaica Oceanic Conference; Conference
1971 21 – 23 May The Oceanic Conference of the South Pacific is held in Suva, Fiji, BW15:320–1; VV6.
  • For pictures see BW15:308–9.
Suva; Fiji Oceanic Conference; Conference
1971 3 – 5 Sep The Oceanic Conference of the North Atlantic is held in Reykjavik, Iceland attended by some 800 people from 36 countries. [BW15:322–3; VV6]
  • For pictures see BW15:309–12.
Reykjavik; Iceland Oceanic Conference; Conference
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
1975 Feb The first Bahá’í Women’s Conference of the Solomon Islands takes place at Auki, Malaita Island, attended by more than 90 women. [BW16:282] Solomon Islands; Oceania Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Women; Women; First conferences
1985 8 – 11 Aug An International Youth Conference to support the United Nations International Youth Year is held in Kauai, Hawaii, attended by 300 youth from nine Pacific countries. [BW19:301]
  • For picture see BW19:321.
Kauai; Hawaii; Oceania Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International; Conferences, International; Youth; International Youth Year
1990 Amata Kabua, President of the Marshall Islands, visits the Bahá'í World Centre. [BW94–5:83] Marshall Islands; Oceania; BWC Amata Kabua; Presidents; Prominent visitors; Islands
1990 Ridván Maureen Nakekea and Marao Teem are elected to the National Spiritual Assembly of Kiribati, the first indigenous women to be elected to the institution. [BINS224:7] Kiribati; Oceania NSA; Indigenous people; Women; Islands; Firsts, Other

from the main catalogue

  1. Half the Household Was African: Recovering the Histories of Two African Slaves in Iran, by Anthony Lee, in UCLA Historical Journal, 26:1 (2015). Biographies of two enslaved Africans in Iran, Haji Mubarak and Fezzeh Khanum, the servants of The Bab. A history of slavery in Iran can be written, not only at the level of statistics, laws, and politics, but also at the level of individual lives. [about]
  2. Ocean: Bahá'í Writings search engine (1998). Complete search engine for Baha'i texts and books from other religions. [about]
 
See all tags, sorted numerically or alphabetically.
Home Site Map Forum Links Copyright About Contact
.
. .