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Compiled by Tariq Hayat, Pakistan

23 August 1932: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra set off on a journey towards Lahore.

23 August 1947: Missionary in Spain, Hazrat Maulana Karam Ilahi Zafar published the Spanish translation of the book of Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra, The Economic System of Islam (Islam Ka Iqtisadi Nizam).

23 August 1952: The Jamaat’s delegation had a meeting with governor of Punjab.

24 August 1941: The foundation stone of a mosque in Quetta was laid. Jamaat members earlier had a mosque in this city – the largest city in Balochistan – which caved in during the earthquake of 1935. The new construction was completed by the end of November of the same year.

25 August 1934: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra inaugurated the Star Hosiery Works in Qadian.

25 August 1947: Hazrat Amma Jan, Nusrat Jehan Begum Sahibara and other revered female members of the family of the Promised Messiahas were scheduled to reach Lahore from Qadian in the midst of the disturbances of the Indo-Pak partition.

25 August 1954: Hazrat Maulvi Ghulam Rasul Rajekira laid bricks on the construction site of the proposed building for Jamiatul Mubashirin. These blessed bricks were earlier prayed on by Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra. This site was later converted and served as the hostel of Jamia Ahmadiyya.

25 August 1955: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra addressed a gathering in London, which was attended by the high commissioner of Pakistan and other dignitaries of the city.

25 August 1955: Hazrat Master Muhammad Hassan Asanra from Delhi passed away. He accepted the Promised Messiahas in 1900. Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra lauded his unique act of educating his five sons to the highest possible level. These five sons would render their services to the Jamaat instead of pursuing worldly benefits.

25 August 1962: Hazrat Nawab Amatul Hafeez Begumra, respected daughter of the Promised Messiahas, attended the foundation stone laying ceremony of Mahmud Mosque in Zurich. This is the first purpose-built mosque of Switzerland.

26 August 1898: Hazrat Hakim Maulvi Nuruddin’sra daughter, Imama passed away.

26 August 1910: Hazrat Sahibzada Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmud Ahmadra led the Jumuah prayer. As he was suffering poor health, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Ira offered the prayer behind him.

On the same date, after Maghrib prayer, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Ira announced the nikah of his granddaughter while seated on a chair.

26 August 1921: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra addressed the Jalsa of Jamaat Asnoor in Kashmir.

26 August 1955: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra started his journey back home from London.

His son, Hazrat Sahibzada Mirza Tahir Ahmadrh (seen standing behind Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra on the right) stayed behind to pursue education until his return to Pakistan on 4 October 1957.

27 August 1955: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra arrived in Zurich, where he delivered an address to a gathering of Ahmadis.

28 August 1955: Syed Ibrahim Abbas Fazalullah Sahib passed away. This devout Ahmadi was from Khartoum and served the Jamaat as an honorary missionary in Sudan.

28 August 1958: The Ahmadiyya mission in Oslo, Norway was established.

28 August 1965: Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya in England held its annual convention, which was attended by Mirza Mubarak Ahmad Sahib, Wakil-e-Ala Tahrik-e-Jadid.

29 August 1933: Hazrat Sir Chaudhry Muhammad Zafarulla Khanra went to America for the first time. This was considered his first journey towards this part of the world.

29 August 1947: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra delivered a Friday Sermon from Masjid Mubarak, Qadian, which proved to be his last address in this blessed mosque. During his sermon, Huzoorra drew the attention of Jamaat members towards particular topics and instructed them to pray for them regularly and profusely.

29 August 1955: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra was in Switzerland and a medical examination was conducted on him in Zurich.

29 August 1964: Around 80 people from England’s 11 local Jamaat branches arranged a two-day gathering to increase their religious and spiritual level. This was the first attempt towards laying the foundations of Jalsa Salana in the United Kingdom.

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