Compiled by Tariq Hayat, Pakistan
7 June 1915: The Promised Messiah’sas youngest daughter Hazrat Nawab Amatul Hafeez Begum’sra Nikah with Hazrat Nawab Muhammad Abdullah Khanra, son of Hazrat Nawab Muhammad Ali Khanra of Malerkotla, was announced on this day. Hazrat Maulvi Ghulam Rasul Rajekira announced this Nikah in Masjid Aqsa Qadian with a 15,000-rupee dowry. She lived a long life and passed away on 6 May 1987.
7 June 1956: A renowned scholar from Syria, Sheikh Abdul Qadir Al-Maghrabi passed away in Damascus. He was very close to Hazrat Zain-ul-Abidin Waliullah Shahra and was ranked amongst the high-ranking scholars of that time. Although he never entered the fold of the Jamaat, he remained a close friend and a constant helper of the Jamaat.
9 June 1921: Hazrat Dr Muhammad Ismailra of Gudiyani passed away. He was one of the blessed 313 Companionsra of the Promised Messiahas.
9 June 1937: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra announced the expulsion of Fakharuddin Multani from Ahmadiyya the Jamaat owing to his constant arrogant behavior and stubbornness towards the Jamaat’s instructions. This man suffered a miserable end.
9 June 1948: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra commenced his tour of Quetta, which continued until 7 September. Before the arrival of their Imam, the local Jamaat executed a large scale waqar-e-amal, setting up the residence of Huzoorra. It is recorded that before Huzoor’s train departed, a correspondent of Star News Agency took the opportunity to interview Huzoorra at Lahore Railway Station. Huzoorra reached Quetta on 10 June and began a series of daily dars-ul-Quran after the Asr prayer. During this sojourn, on 14 June, Huzoorra delivered his keynote historic address about the ways that should be adopted and measures that must be taken to bring stability in the new country.
9 June 1954: The electrical supply to Rabwah began on this day. It happened after Isha prayer and tube-lights installed at the entrance of Masjid Mubarak started glowing, with the town illuminating both physically and spiritually. Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmadra led the gathering in silent prayer on this historic occasion.
10 June 1946: Maulana Karam Ilahi Zafar Sahib and Maulana Muhammad Ishaaq Saqi Sahib reached Madrid with the aim of establishing the Ahmadiyya Mission in Spain. Keeping in mind the historic and glorious past of the Muslims in this part of the world, their humble entrance in Spain was a somewhat emotional and faith inspiring episode.
11 June 1948: The government of Pakistan gave permission to the Ahmadiyya Jamaat to set up their Markaz in Rabwah after a lengthy process at legal and official levels. Upon this, Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra formed a 10-member committee to devise planning arrangements for construction. On 27 June, the Ahmadiyya Jamaat deposited the price for the land of Rabwah.
13 June 1947: Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra instructed all Ahmadi men and women in the country to perform Tahajud prayer regularly owing to the dire circumstances as the British Raj had announced the partition of the subcontinent on 3 June.