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1863. 1 Dec Bahá'u'lláh and His companions leave Istanbul for Adrianople. [BKG204; GPB161; RB2:427]

  • The journey takes twelve days and they pass through the following villages en route: [BKG204; GPB161; The Bahá'í Faith 1844-1953 :Information Statistical & Comparative p43]
    • chik-Chakmachih
    • Buyúk-Chakmachih
    • Salvarí
    • Birkás
    • Bábás
    • Bábá-Iskí

  • See BKG204–5, GPB161 and RB2:62 for the rigours of the journey. The winter is extremely cold and the travellers are not clad for freezing weather.
Istanbul; Edirne; Turkey Bahaullah, Life of; Bahaullah, Banishment of; Winter; Bahaullah, Basic timeline; - Basic timeline, Expanded
1900 Sarah Farmer puts Green Acre at the disposal of the Bahá'ís after her pilgrimage to `Akká in 1900. [BFA2:144–5; GPB261]
  • After 1900 Green Acre effectively became the site of the first Bahá'í summer school in the world, although it was not officially so until 1929. [BBRSM:104; BW5:29–30; SBBH1:125]
Eliot; Maine; United States Sarah Farmer; Green Acre; First summer and winter schools
1927 1 Aug Geyserville Bahá’í Summer School, the first American Bahá’í summer school, is established on property in California donated by John Bosch. It was to operate until 1973 when a new road project divided the property. The land was sold and the funds used to purchase land in the mountains above the coastal town of Santa Cruz. The new school was named In honour of John and Louise Bosch. [BBD87; BW10:180; GPB340, Bosch]
  • BW5:28–9 says this was the second Bahá’í summer school in America but Shoghi Effendi indicates in GPB340 that Green Acre is formally established as a Bahá’í summer school in 1929.
Geyserville; California; United States Summer schools; First summer and winter schools; John Bosch
1931 The first German Bahá’í summer school is held, at Esslingen. [BBRSM182; BW5:44]
  • UD98 and BW5p30 put this date as 1932.
Esslingen; Germany Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1936 summer Britain holds its first Bahá’í summer school. [GT137; UD109] United Kingdom First summer and winter schools; Summer schools
1938 Sep The first Bahá’í summer school to be held in India takes place in Simla. [BBRSM194; BW8:199] Shimla; Himachal Pradesh; India Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1940 (in the decade) The first Egyptian Bahá’í summer school is held in the mid-1940s. Egypt Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1941 summer The first Canadian Bahá’í summer school is held, in Montreal. [BW9:28, TG84] Montreal; Canada Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1946 The first Bahá’í summer school in Argentina is held in Ezeiza. [BW11:45] Ezeiza; Argentina Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1957 28 - 30 Sep First Bahá'í Summer School held in Taiwan. [The Taiwan Bahá'í Chronicle by Barbara R. Sims p21] Taiwan Summer schools; First summer and winter schools find reference
1957 Dec The first summer school in Malaysia is held at Malacca. Malacca; Malaysia First summer and winter schools; Summer schools
1961 Oct The first summer school to be held on Rarotonga Island takes place. Rarotonga; Cook Islands First summer and winter schools; Summer school; Islands
1967 Mar The first Bahá’í summer school in Liberia begins. [BW14:174] Liberia Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1968 summer The first summer school to be held in Ireland begins. Ireland Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1971 The first summer school in Singapore is held. Singapore First summer and winter schools
1971 Dec - 1972 Jan The first youth summer school for southern Africa is held at the Leroy Ioas Teacher Training Institute in Mbabane and is attended by 67 people from eight countries. Mbabane; Swaziland First summer and winter schools
1972 Jan The first Bahá’í Youth Summer School in Southern Africa takes place in Swaziland, attended by 70 youth from eight countries. [BW15:338]
  • For picture see BW15:340.
Swaziland First summer and winter schools
1972 The first Summer School of Jamaica is held. [BW15:218] Jamaica First summer and winter schools
1972 The first Winter School of Luxembourg is held in Pétange. [BW15:284] Petange; Luxembourg First summer and winter schools
1972 Dec The first winter school in Bangladesh takes place. [BW15:245] Bangladesh First summer and winter schools
1975 The first Bahá’í summer school to be held in Antigua takes place. [BW16:187]
  • For picture see BW16:188.
Antigua First summer and winter schools
1976 Dec The first Bahá’í Winter School in Cyprus is held in Nicosia. Nicosia; Cyprus First summer and winter schools
1977 27 – 30 Dec The first Bahá’í summer school of Sierra Leone is held in Magburaka. [BW17:151] Magburaka; Sierra Leone First summer and winter schools
1978 Dec The first Bahá’í Winter School of Malta takes place. [BW17:192] Malta First summer and winter schools
1979 Oct The first Bahá’í summer school for Quechua-speakers is held in Cachaco, Imbabura, Ecuador. [BW17:170] Cachaco; Imbabura; Ecuador First summer and winter schools
1980 Mar The first Bahá’í Summer School of the Cameroon Republic is held in Victoria. [BW18:166] Victoria; Cameroon Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1987 Mar The first Bahá’í Winter School held on San Salvador Island, Bahamas, takes place. [BINS164:11] San Salvador Island; Bahamas First summer and winter schools
1989 18 Dec - 1990 2 Jan During the Youth Winter School in Traben-Trarback participants from 12 countries including East Germany, Romania, Hungary and the Soviet Union gather for the first time since the Second World War. [BINS215:2] Traben-Trarback; Germany; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Russia Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Youth; Conferences, International; Winter schools; First conferences
1989 25 – 29 Dec The first International Bahá’í Summer School of Bophuthatswana is held at the Pilanesberg National Game Reserve, attended by 263 people from 12 countries. [BINS215:1–2] Bophuthatswana; South Africa Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1990 8 – 11 Jul The first summer school of Czechoslovakia is held in Jindrichuv Hradec, attended by 24 Bahá'ís from eight countries. [BINS230:2] Jindrichuv Hradec; Czechoslovakia Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1990 19 – 21 Oct The first summer school of Cape Verde is held in Tarrafal, attended by 30 people. [BINS247:8] Tarrafal; Cape Verde Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1991 8 - 14 Feb The first Bahá'í Winter School of Romania is held in Felix, attended by 80 Bahá'ís. [BINS241:3] Felix; Romania First summer and winter schools
1991 15 – 21 Jul The first summer school of Sikkim is held in Saramsa. [BINS257:6] Saramsa; Sikkim; India Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1991 15 – 22 Aug The first summer school of Tajikistan takes place in Varzoub Gorge. Varzoub Gorge; Tajikistan First summer and winter schools Find ref
1991 Dec 27 – 31 The first winter school of Hungary is held in Miskolc. [BINS266:2] Miskolc; Hungary First summer and winter schools
1992 21 – 23 Aug The first National Summer School of Bulgaria is held in Stara Zagora, attended by 75 people. [BINS278:1–2] Stara Zagora; Bulgaria Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1992 23 – 29 Aug The first Bahá'í summer school to be held in Croatia takes place in Pula, Istria, attended by a hundred Bahá'ís from nine countries. [BINS278:2; BINS287:10] Pula; Istria; Croatia First summer and winter schools
1992 26 – 30 Dec The first National Bahá'í Winter School of Bulgaria is held in Lovech, attended by 130 Bahá'ís. [BINS286:1–2] Lovech; Bulgaria Winter schools; First summer and winter schools
1993 19 – 21 Feb The first Bahá'í Winter School of Slovenia and Croatia, the first Bahá'í school to be held in Slovenia, takes place in Mozirje, Slovenia, attended by 20 adults and seven children. [BINS289:5–6] Mozirje; Slovenia; Croatia Winter schools; First summer and winter schools
1993 Jul 25 – 30 The first summer school of Albania is held in Gdem, attended by about 400 Bahá'ís. [BINS299:3] Gdem; Albania First summer and winter schools
1993 24 – 26 Dec The first summer school of Angola is held in Luanda, attended by more than 20 Bahá'ís. [BINS309:1] Luanda; Angola Summer schools; First summer and winter schools
1994 Jan The first winter school of Mongolia is held in Songino, near Ulaan Baatar. [BINS310:6] Songino; Mongolia First summer and winter schools
1995 Jul The first Bahá'í summer school of Lithuania is held in Ukmerge, attended by 20 people. [BINS346:1] Ukmerge; Lithuania First summer and winter schools
1996 9 - 11 Feb The first National Bahá'í Winter School of Belarus is held near Minsk. [BINS358:3] Minsk; Belarus Winter schools; First summer and winter schools
 
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