Compiled by Tariq Hayat, Pakistan
29 June 1955: Hazrat Musleh Maudra arrived in the Netherlands. It was his second European tour, the first one in 1924 to deliver a lecture at the Wembley Conference on Living Religions. One of the purposes this time was to seek medical treatment. Huzoor survived an assassination attempt, which left him with a major nerve, two arteries and 2.25 inches of muscle severed. According to one doctor, the blade came in very close proximity of the jugular vein. Despite all this, Huzoorra bore all this with bravery and did not stop the many Ahmadis that had thronged in Rabwah from meeting him.
30 June 1904: The Promised Messiahas was told in an Urdu revelation that God would fulfill all of his desires.
June 1944: Prof Abdus Salam Sahib, Ahmadi Muslim Nobel laureate in Physics, got his bachelor’s degree with astonishing scores: 300 out of 300 marks in Mathematics and 121 out of 150 in English (Hons). He stood first at his university, breaking all records in the bachelor’s examinations.
July 1891: The Promised Messiahas was in Ludhiana city. Huzooras stayed in Mahalla Iqbal Ganj at the residence of Shahzada Haider. During his stay there, he also travelled to Amritsar for a religious debate.
July 1893: The Promised Messiah’sas Arabic book, Tohfa-e-Baghdad, was published. It is narrated that at the same time, Huzooras was occupied in writing his next Arabic book, Karamat-us-Sadiqin.
July 1899: The Promised Messiahas started writing his book Taryaq-ul-Qulub. This book came out of press years later. Contrary to all claims and allegations, the writing and publishing dates of this book have a gap of many years (written in 1899 and published in 1902).
June/July 1901: Hazrat Maulvi Abdur Rahman Sahib (the first martyr of Ahmadiyyat) was martyred in Afghanistan in these months, in one of the concentration camps of Kabul. His only crime was that he accepted the Imam of the time. The news of this sad event reached Qadian in late 1901.
July 1906: Hazrat Mir Muhammad Ismail Sahibra got married in this month. He was the brother of Hazrat Amma Janra (Nusrat Jehan Begum Sahiba) and was very close to the Promised Messiahas.
July 1906: Another magazine commenced its publication from Qadian, it was Talim-ul-Islam this time. Before this, there were three magazines being published from a relatively small village; The Review of Religions (English and Urdu), Tabib Haziq and Tash-heez-ul-Azhan.
was its editor and was headmaster of Talim-ul-Islam School also. Hence, the publication of this magazine was done under school administration. The primary purpose was to spread the true meaning and interpretation of the Holy Quran. This magazine contained brief notes taken from Quran classes conducted by Hazrat Hakim Maulvi Nuruddin Sahibra, with a gist of his Arabic interpretation of Holy Quran and the interpretation of the Quran by the editor. Moreover, this magazine used to publish revelations of the Promised Messiahas as well as news about school events. This magazine remains a primary source of the unique interpretation of the Quran by Syed Sarwar Shah Sahibra. Unfortunately, this magazine could not endure, and from May 1907 it was published as an appendix of The Review of Religions.
2 July 1947: Hafiz Qudratullah Sahib reached The Hague, Netherlands, after a short stopover in England to establish the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission. At the outset of this huge task, he rented a small room and started his mission.
3 July 1955: Hazrat Musleh Maudra arrived in London (after a stop-over in the Netherlands) during his aforementioned tour.
4 July 1944: Hazrat Musleh Maudra initiated the scheme of Hilf-ul-Fudul in Qadian. This was a revival of the 7th-century alliance created by various Meccans, including our beloved Prophet Muhammadsa, to establish fair commercial dealing and safeguarding the rights of marginal segments of society. Huzoorra said that those who liked to be part of this scheme should often pray Istikhara (a specific Islamic prayer to seek the best outcome in a matter).
4 July 1948: Hazrat Musleh Maudra delivered an important lecture in Town Hall, Quetta about the future of Pakistan. This lecture belongs to the series of lectures delivered after the partition of the Indian subcontinent.
5 July 1949: Hazrat Nawab Muhammad Din Sahib passed away. This ex-civil servant rendered tireless services for the purchasing and acquiring of the land of Rabwah. Hazrat Musleh Maudra lauded his efforts.