Compiled by Tariq Hayat, Pakistan
13 September 1924: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra delivered two lectures in Portsmouth, England. He shed light on the second advent of Jesusas and elaborated on the heavenly call of God for this age.
13 September 1947: Dealing with the aftermath of the partition, Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyya Pakistan commenced its daily bulletin service with the aim to convey the everyday business of Jamaat ofﬁces and the well-being of dispersed Jamaat members in the newly formed country, Pakistan. Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra instructed that the mission in England must remain updated with the ongoing situation, hence the latest updates were sent to the England mission through air mail.
13 September 1947: Fateh Garh Choryan, a village near Qadian, came under attack and remained cut off for some days. Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyya, with the aid of their aeroplane, assisted these besieged villagers by dropping supplies of food and messages of reassurance into the village.
14 September 1931: The Kashmir Committee held its public meeting in Sialkot, which was also addressed by Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra.
14 September 1936: A writing forum was formed in Qadian, titled Majlis Ansar Sultan-ul-Qalam. Maulana Abul Ata Sahib was its supervisor.
14 September 1947: At the time of the partition, Ahmadis were a ray of light for the refugees who were the prime target of rioters. Being furious at the humanitarian efforts of the Ahmadis, the then government arrested Hazrat Syed Zainul Aabidin Waliullah Shahra, Nazir Umur-e-Ama (Director of General Affairs) of Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyya in Qadian. The day before, Hazrat Chaudhry Fateh Muhammad Siyalra, Nazir Tabligh (Director Outreach) was also apprehended.
15 September 1924: A group of youngsters who had travelled from the Indian subcontinent to study in England had an audience with Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra.
15 September 1947: Al Fazl was re-launched from Lahore. The editor was Roshan Din Tanvir Sahib, while the paper was managed by Chaudhry Abdul Wahid Sahib. The ﬁrst issue published an article by Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra titled, “Are You a Devout Ahmadi?” Al Fazl from Qadian remained functional until 17 October.
16 September 1914: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra sent a letter to the Begum of Bhopal with the aim of propagating the message of Ahmadiyyat. Hajjah Nawab Begum Dame, Sultan Jahan GCSI (9 July 1858-12 May 1930) was a notable and progressive ruler of Bhopal who ruled from 1901 to 1926.
16 September 1924: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra prepared a condensed version of his article for the Wembley Conference.
16 September 1927: Amatul Hayy Library was inaugurated in Qadian.
16 September 1948: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra presided over the joint session of Sadr Anjuman and Tahrik-e-Jadid held in Lahore. An agenda item discussed during this sitting was the new Markaz, its name and inaugural date. The name “Rabwah” was accepted unanimously for the new markaz and the date for the inaugural ceremony of this new town was set as 20 September.
17 September 1924: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra participated in a session held in London to protest the barbaric killing of Maulvi Nematullah in Kabul.
17 September 1936: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maud’sra car was attacked by unknown assailants in Qadian. Huzoorra remained unhurt.
17 September 1947: Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmadra went to the tomb of the Promised Messiahas in Bahishti Maqbara and led a silent prayer for its protection with some companions of the Promised Messiahas. After the partition, there was very little security and the situation in the surrounding areas was intensifying by the day. During the prayer, this blessed group humbly and fervently prayed for the security of this sacred place.
18 September 1913: Qadian’s public buildings and general services were re-developed by Hazrat Mir Nasir Nawabra in the early years of the Jamaat’s history. On this date, he raised the need for an authentic Urdu translation of the Holy Quran, Sahih al-Bukhari and other basic books, along with the building of a hospital, care home and Masjid Noor. Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Ira endorsed his appeal.
18 September 1961: Hazrat Nawab Muhammad Abdullah Khanra passed away after suffering from a long illness. He was the son-in-law of the Promised Messiahas.
18 September 1962: Hazrat Sir Chaudhry Zafarulla Khanra was elected as President of the General Assembly at the United Nations.
19 September 1912: The Jamaat newspaper, Badr started publishing the words of Khalifatul Masih Ira under the title “Kalam-e-Amir”.
19 September 1923: The Shuddhi cause was a sociopolitical movement for reverting those that had converted from Hinduism to Islam. The Jamaat’s efforts to counter this movement were so effective that the Arya Samajists announced abandoning this movement. On this date, Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra made it loud and clear that the Jamaat would continue to strive and would not stop countering this movement.
19 September 1924: Sir Edward Dennison Ross, President of the Wembley Conference had an audience with Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra. That same evening, Huzoorra addressed a gathering at St Luke Hall, London on the topic of life after death.
19 September 1924: Hazrat Mir Nasir Nawabra passed away. He was the father-in-law of the Promised Messiahas.
19 September 1932: On this date, Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra stressed to safeguard the rights of the “Achhut” (Untouchables) in India.