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22-28 February
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Ahmadiyyat, Historical

23 February 1901: Ijaz-ul-Masih (Miracles of the Messiah), a book of the Promised Messiah a.s, was published by Zia-ul-Islam Press, Qadian.

A letter written for the Review of Religions recounting some of his experiences whilst serving in England as a missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat. This letter dates back a hundred years ago.

15-21 February
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Ahmadiyyat, Historical

15 February 1898: A foul mouthed apostate, Ahmad Shah Shaikh of Kashmir, who had converted to Christianity and had once been the medical officer of Ladakh and formerly been a missionary in Jagraon, District Ludhiana, wrote an offensive book, Ummahat-ul-Momineen, from England which was published by RPS Press, Gujranwala and distributed on a large scale in early 1898, free of charge.

28 December 1897: The Promised Messiah a.s. delivered his speech after the Zuhr prayer at the occasion of Jalsa Salana in Qadian.

In 1891, the Promised Messiah a.s, to further deliberate upon the establishment of an Anjuman as explained in his book Asmani Faislah (The Heavenly Decree), invited his followers to come to Qadian on 27 December. 

The social and political climate during the partition months need not be elaborated since it is well known that the conditions were far from allowing the Jalsas that Qadian had been home to for half a century to take place.

21-27 December
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Ahmadiyyat, Historical

21 December 1982: Famous Urdu poet Abu Al-Asar Hafeez Jalandhari, who wrote the lyrics for the Pakistan national anthem, died on this day.

In this article, we take a look at a book written by Maulvi Muhammad Ali Sahib, a prominent figure among the group that split from the main body of the Jamaat, in 1918 called The Split in contrast with what would later be authored by Hazrat Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmud Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih II r.a., The Truth About the Split. Both books dealt with the happenings surrounding that period.

2-8 November
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Ahmadiyyat, Historical

2 November 1904: The Promised Messiah a.s. was in Sialkot. He penned a lecture, which, although had another title, but is known as Lecture Sialkot.

In 1919, under the instruction of Hazrat Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmud Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih II r.a, Hazrat Mufti Muhammad Sadiq r.a. was told to set course to America to establish the Ahmadiyya Jamaat within the country and begin the propagation of Islam to the Western audience.