Compiled By: Tariq Hayat, Pakistan
2 November 1904: The Promised Messiahas was in Sialkot. He penned a lecture, which, although had another title, but is known as Lecture Sialkot. Surprisingly, it was printed (in Mufid-e-Aam Press, Sialkot) and published within two days. A poster announcing this lecture was issued saying, “Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani – the Promised Messiah’s Lecture on Islam.” It was scheduled to be delivered on the morning of this day at Sira-e-Maharaja. The lecture was read out by Hazrat Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkotira.
3 November 1904: This morning, the Promised Messiahas began his journey for Qadian via train, after his successful and blessed sojourn at Sialkot. At the railway station of Wazirabad, a famous Christian Missionary, Mr Scott, had the opportunity to see and speak to Hazrat Ahmadas. Mr Scott was appointed in the Daska mission at that time.
4 November 1886: The Promised Messiahas was in Ambala, residing in the cantonment area, main bazaar.
4 November 1888: The Promised Messiah’sas son Bashir, also known as Bashir Awwal (the first), passed away on this day while he was still a suckling child. Huzooras had previously mentioned that in some revelations God had set forth clearly that Bashir’s death would be a necessary trial for people. This child remained critically ill for nineteen consecutive days.
4 November 1900: On this day, the Promised Messiahas issued a statement in the form of a written-advertisement mentioning that his community’s name should be “Musalman Firqa Ahmadiyya”.
4 November 1904: The Promised Messiahas arrived back in Qadian from Sialkot at 12pm.
4 November 1905: The Promised Messiahas began his journey home from Delhi.
5 November 1901: On this day, the Promised Messiahas issued a leaflet named Eik Ghalati Ka Izala (A Misconception Removed). One of his followers was asked whether Huzooras was a prophet of God or not and that person replied in the negative. So, the Promised Messiahas explained in this leaflet that that negative answer was not correct as God had addressed him as a prophet and used similar terms for him in many revelations.
5 November 1905: The Promised Messiahas reached Ludhiana on this day while travelling back from Delhi.
6 November 1905: The Promised Messiahas delivered a lecture in Ludhiana, which started at 8:30am. Huzooras continued his speech until 11am.
7 November 1902: The Promised Messiahas was occupied with writing his book E‘jaz-e-Ahmadi (The Miracle of Ahmad), which was due to be published a few days later. This book is in Arabic and Urdu, and contains details of a contemporary event.
7 November 1965: Hazrat Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmud Ahmad, Al-Musleh Al-Maudra passed away on this day in Rabwah after a prolonged ailment.
8 November 1905: The Promised Messiahas travelled on this day from Ludhiana to Amritsar. He stayed in this city for two days and chose to reside in the same house in which he spent time when he was in this city for Jang-e-Muqaddas (The Holy War – name of the debate between Hazrat Ahmadas and Henry Martyn Clark) in 1893.
8 November 1965: Hazrat Mirza Nasir Ahmadrh was elected as Khalifatul Masih III, the third successor of the Promised Messiahas, on this day in Masjid Mubarak, Rabwah, the day after the demise of his predecessor and father, Hazrat Mirza Bashruddin Mahmud Ahmadra.