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  • Glory, 13th of Sovereignty, 171 Badí

  • Jalál, 13th of Sulṭán, 171 Badí

  • یوم الجلال، ۱۳ شهر السلطان، ۱۷۱ بدیع

  • شنبه، ۱۱ بهمن، ۱۳۹۳

  • Saturday, 31st of January, 2015

Calendar types:    Persian . Islamic . Gregorian

Bahai Calendar Holy Days & Events in January

January 2, 1844

Death Siyyid Kazim-i Rashti in Karbila

January 3, 1922

Will and Testament of Abdu'l-Baha formally read

Will and Testament of Abdu'l-Baha formally read. The Guardianship is inaugurated and Shoghi Effendi is appointed the first Guardian of the Baha'i Faith: the sole authoritative interpreter of the Baha'i Writings

January 9, 1951

Estanblishment of the first International Baha'i Council by Shoghi Effendi

Cablegram from Shoghi Effendi, 9 January 1951, The First Guardian of Baha'i Faith Shoghi Effendi establishes the first International Baha'i Council

January 10, 1954

Death of Dorothy Baker, Hand of the Cause of God

She was appointed by Shoghi Effendi as a Hand of the Cause of God on December 24, 1951. On January 10, 1954, she was en route home from India. Over the Mediterranean island of Elba the plane exploded and her mission had ended at age 55.

January 12, 1853

Bahau'llah is exiled from Tehran and departs for Baghdad with His family

Bahau'llah is banished, chooses Baghdad for His place of exile. His wealth is confiscated and properties pillaged. His youngest son is left behind with relatives because of the lack of provisions and the harsh winter travel

January 13, 1845

Mulla Aliy-Bastami trial at Baghdad the first Babi martyr

The Bab instructed Mulla Aliy-Bastami his mission to spread the message of God, not in Persia but to proceed all the way to Karbila and Najaf in Iraq. Immediately after this meeting Mulla Ali left and head to Iraq to accomplish his profound mission. Mulla Ali experience some injuries and difficulties for his mission, he was imprisoned in Baghdad and some writtings induct that he dies in prison or he dies while transferring to Istanbul, but eventually he Mulla Aliy-Bastami was the first Babi martyr.

January 14, 1975

Purchase of House of Abdu'llah Pasha

The House of Abdu'llah Pasha was purchased after lengthy and delicate negotations.

January 15, 1961

Dedication of the House of Worship in Kampala, Uganda

The Baha'i House of Worship, sometimes known as the Baha'i Temple, is open to everyone. It is a place of prayer and meditation for all: a gift from the Baha'is that demonstrates their faith in the oneness of God, the oneness of His Prophets and the oneness of humanity

January 19, 2000

Passing of the Amatu'l-Baha Ruhiyyih Khanum

At 19 January 2000, In the early hours of this morning, the soul of Amatu'l-Baha Ruhiyyih Khanum, beloved consort of Shoghi Effendi and the Baha'i world's last remaining link with the family of Abdu'l-Baha, was released from the limitations of this earthly existence.

January 22, 1844

Mulla Husayn arrived to Karbila from his mission in Isfahan and Khorasan 3 weeks after death of Siyyid Kazim

January 23, 1872

Murder of Siyyid Muhammad

Murder of Siyyid Muhammad (the one who had constantly manipulated Mirza Yahya into his cowardly acts), Aqa Jan Big and another companion Covenant-breaker in Akka in retaliation for their persecutions. Baha'u'llah had forbidden any act of retaliation, but seven of His tormented companions succumbed. An army of men descended upon the Baha'is. The seven guilty men were confined for several years. The remainder were confined for six months. The distress caused to Baha'u'llah of this event was immeasurable: "That which can make Me ashamed is the conduct of such of My followers as profess to love Me"

January 26, 1958

The foundation stone of the First Mashriqu'l Adhkar of Africa

The foundation stone of the first Mashriqu'l-Adhkar of Africa was laid by Hand of the Cause Amatu'l-Baha Ruhiyyih Khanum and Musa Banani at Kampala, Uganda.

January 26, 2000

Death of Adib Taherzadeh, prominent Baha'i, author and member of the Universal House of Justice

Adib Taherzadeh (April 29, 1921 - January 26, 2000) was a member of the Universal House of Justice, the supreme governing body of the Baha'i Faith, from 1988 to 2000.

January 31, 1899

Arrival of the Babs remains in the Holy Land

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