Compiled by Tariq Hayat, Pakistan
12 July 1915: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra returned to Qadian from Lahore.
12 July 1920: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra issued a special message for members of the Jamaat; he had instructed them to send their children to study in Madrassa Ahmadiyya whilst also drawing their attention to make sacrifices so that the financial needs of the school could be met without any inconvenience.
12 July 1924: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra sent Shahzada Abdul Majeed Khan Sahib to Iran with the aim of establishing a mission. He was accompanied by Maulvi Zahur Hussain Sahib and Muhammad Amin Khan Sahib. Both were assigned the task of spreading the message of peace in the Bukhara region. On the same day, Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra also set out for his tour of Europe, the first journey of a Khalifa outside of the Indian subcontinent.
12 July 1931: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maud’sra services for the Kashmir cause are an unforgettable chapter in history. On this date, Huzoorra sent a telegraph to the Viceroy of India; the message was to draw his attention towards the dire situation occurring in Kashmir. Huzoorra also dispatched a lawyer to provide help to those who were in need. He also donated a large amount of money for financial needs. On 16 July, Huzoor’sra third article related to the prevailing situation in Kashmir was published, the article cautioned the concerning authorities. On 18 July, a special session was held in Qadian to record the protest about the atrocities being committed on Kashmiri Muslims. Unfortunately, the transgressions and violations against the innocent remained prolonged. On 25 July, almost all political parties and noteworthy leaders held a special summit. During this, Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra was unanimously and repeatedly asked to lead the Kashmir cause as president of the All India Kashmir Committee.
12 July 1935: The Saudi Crown Prince visited the Fazl Mosque in London and a reception was arranged to welcome him.
12 July 1937: Hazrat Maulvi Abdul Wahid Samatri Sahib laid the foundation stone of the Ahmadiyya mosque in Java.
12 July 1948: Hazrat Syed Azizullah Shah Sahib passed away. He was the father of Hazrat Syeda Mehr Apa, son of Hazrat Syed Abdul Sattar Shahra and the maternal uncle of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih IVrh.
13 July 1952: An all-party convention was arranged in Barkat Ali Muhammadan Hall, Lahore and was attended by more than 700 delegates from all prominent religious sects and schools of thoughts across the country. The attendees had come to support the demands of the Ahrar party against the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat. They also decided to contribute towards the false propaganda against the Jamaat. So, as expected, hate and agitation against Ahmadis across the country increased. However, educated and civilised people and communities in Pakistan expressed their displeasure and fear concerning damaging outcomes if these hate-mongers remained at large. These religious fanatics also demanded the banning and removal of all the religious literature by prominent personalities that was used by Ahmadi Muslims in support of their arguments during debates.
14 July 1924: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra was on tour in Europe to attend the Wembley Conference. On this date, Huzoorra was travelling and Eid-ul-Adha approached. Huzoorra delivered the Eid prayer to his entourage members.
15 July 1909: The Promised Messiahas foretold the upcoming political turmoil and disorder in Iran. The world witnessed the first manifestation of this prophecy on this very date; the Iranian Monarch was besieged by rebels and compelled to take refuge in the Russian embassy and later to be overthrown by the rebels.
15 July 1924: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra embarked on his journey to Europe from Bombay Port by ship. On this occasion, Huzoorra also sent a telegraph, full of love and affection, to the members of the Jamaat.
16 July 1919: Hazrat Hafiz Muinuddinra passed away. This fortunate companion had joined the company of the Promised Messiahas at a very young age.
16 July 1925: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra invited scholars from the Deobandi school of thought for a decisive debate concerning the commentary of the Holy Quran.
17 July 1952: Owing to the ongoing troubles of law and order for Ahmadi Muslims in the country, a delegation from the Jamaat had a detailed meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr Khawaja Nazimuddin in Karachi (the then capital city of Pakistan) to brief him about the Ahmadiyya concerns.
18 July 1908: Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Ira instructed to compile a new list of Jamaat members so that the published literature of the Jamaat could be distributed in a better manner.
18 July 1935: Al Fazl published an article by Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra written in refutation to the demand of Allama Muhammad Iqbal that Ahmadis should be declared as a non-Muslim minority sect. Huzoor’sra powerful and logical arguments had an impact and drew a clear message for religious and political spheres.