Compiled by Tariq Hayat, Pakistan
31 August 1905: The Promised Messiahas wrote a letter to Hazrat Dr Mir Muhammad Ismailra in which he gave important matrimonial advice.
31 August 1947: Hazrat Musleh Maudra migrated from Qadian to Lahore after silent prayer at 1pm. Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmadra was appointed Amir-e-Muqami and Captain Ataullah provided security. Hazrat Musleh Maudra arrived in Lahore after 4pm along with other members of the Promised Messiah’sas family. He stayed in Ratan Bagh.
September 1886: The Promised Messiahas travelled to Ambala during the months of September, October and November. His residence was in the house of Muhammad Latif in Sadr Ambala, Nagphani, in the village of Ghusiyan.
September 1894: The Promised Messiah’sas book Anwarul Islam was published.
September 1896: The Promised Messiahas sent out an invitation to Muslim Scholars and Sufis for a mubahilla (prayer duel). This announcement was published under the name Dawat-e-Qaum (invitation to the nation). The announcement is included in Anjam-e-Atham.
September 1941: Hazrat Chaudhry Muhammad Zafrulla Khanra was appointed as Judge of the Federal Court of India. He served in the Federal Court of India until 1947.
September 1946: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission of Spain gained its first fruit through the conversion of Karam Ilahi Zafar Sahib.
1 September 1888: During the first week of September, the Promised Messiahas suffered a fever due to the weather. As a result, the system of correspondence was affected during this period.
1 September 1907: The Promised Messiahas, in this month, officially announced the scheme of Waqf for the service of Islam.
1 September 1923: A large earthquake hit the region of Kanto, Japan. As a result, approximately more than 100,000 poor souls lost their lives in Tokyo and Yokohama. Thus, the world once again witnessed the prophecy of the Promised Messiahas being fulfilled, that earthquakes would increase in the world.
1 September 1947: Hazrat Mirza Bashir Ahmadra would write about the conditions of the migration from Qadian to Pakistan under the title Roznamcha Qadian. Later, the reports were published under the name of Mazalim Qadian ka khooni roznamcha and in English as Qadian Diary – both published in national and international press. The diaries were frequently published by newspapers in Argentina, India, Burma, Iran and Great Britain. They included the events which took place from 1 September to 16 November 1947.
2 September 1892: The Promised Messiahas wrote a letter to Hazrat Miyan Abdullah Sanaurira in which Huzooras told him that his book Aina-e-Kamalat-e-Islam was being published.
2 September 1904: The Promised Messiahas was residing in Lahore. On the blessed day of Friday, after Jumua prayers, the Promised Messiahas delivered another lecture. On the same day, a Bahai by the name of Hakeem Mirza Mahmood Zarkani sent the Promised Messiahas a challenge to a debate; the Promised Messiahas gave a full response to him.
2 September 1942: Hazrat Khalifa Nuruddin Jamoonira, who did Bai‘at in 1891, passed away. He was well-known for researching about the tomb of Jesus in Kashmir during the time of the Promised Messiahas.
3 September 1904: The Promised Messiahas was residing in Lahore. At 7:30am, there was a lecture of the Promised Messiahas read out, entitled Current Religions in this Country and Islam. It was read out by Hazrat Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkotira in the presence of the Promised Messiahas. After it was read out, the Promised Messiahas briefly addressed the audience.
3 September 1943: Hazrat Syed Mir Inayat Ali Shah Ludhianvira, who did Bai‘at in 1889, passed away.
4 September 1894: This was the last day of the time-limit for the prophecy about Abdullah Atham made by the Promised Messiahas. Abdullah Atham was saved because he had repented and sought forgiveness.
4 September 1904: The Promised Messiahas delivered various lectures during his return from Lahore to Gurdaspur.
5 September 1903 The Promised Messiahas received the revelation:
كابل سے كاٹا گیا اور سیدھا ہمارى طرف آیا
(He was cut off from Kabul and came straight to us.)
The Promised Messiahas interpreted this to mean the martyrdom of Hazrat Sahibzada Abdul Latif Shaheedra that was in actual fact like a seed which would become fruitful and would result in large numbers entering the Jamaat.
5 September 1905: On this day the bloody war between Russia and Japan came to an end. The Promised Messiahas wrote the following verse referring to the war:
جنگ یہ بڑھ كر ہےجنگِ روس اور جاپان سے
میں غریب اور ہے مقابل پر حریفِ نامدار
(The war at hand is greater than the Russo-Japanese War; I am feeble, and my opponent is much stronger.)
This verse actually indicates the magnitude of the real opponent of religion – materialism.
6 September 1947: To keep Ahmadis in various regions up to date with the situation of Qadian, Sheikh Bashir Ahmad Sahib, Amir Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Lahore would host a daily radio show at 8:30pm on news from Qadian.
6 September 1947: Hazrat Muhammad Hussein Sahibra – companion of the Promised Messiahas – along with his wife was martyred during riots and disturbances.