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  • Independence, 6th of Dominion, 172 Badí

  • Istiqlál, 6th of Mulk, 172 Badí

  • یوم الاستقلال، ۶ شهر الملك، ۱۷۲ بدیع

  • جمعه، ۲۳ بهمن، ۱۳۹۴

  • Friday, 12th of February, 2016

Calendar types:    Persian . Islamic . Gregorian

Bahai Calendar Holy Days & Events in February

February 1, 1953

Completion of the Baha'i Home for the Aged in Wilmette, Illinois

The National Spiritual Assembly of the United States opened the first dependency of the Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette, Illinois: the Baha'i Home for the Aged.

February 2, 1849

Martyrdom of Mulla Hussein-i-Boshrui in the tomb of Shaikh Tabarsi

Bab's "First Believer", The Bab bestowed upon him the title of Bab-ul-Bab ("Gate of the Gate"), He was 18 yeas old when joined "Seyyid Kazim Reshti" and to find "Lord of the Age", then he met The Bab at the gate of Shiraz, eventually after 36 years life in glory killed in the tomb of Shaikh Tabarsi (1849).

February 2, 1894

Ibrahim Kheiralla immigrate and settled in Chicago

Ibrahim Kheiralla settled in Chicago. His teaching work in the next few months lead to the founding of the first Bahai community in the Americas. Ibrahim George Kheiralla (1849 - 1929), the first Bahai in America. He was born at Mount Lebanon in Syria and educated at Beirut University. In Cairo he learned about the Bahai faith and accepted it. In 1892 he immigrated to New York and in 1894 settled in Chicago.

February 2, 1980

Martyrdom of Mr. Habibollah Panahi in Orumiyeh

He has been terrorized in Orumiyeh (1980)

February 3, 1938

Confiscation of House of Worship in Ashkhabad, First Baha'i House of Worship

The first House of Worship was built in Russia, in the city of Ashkhabad in Central Asia. The Baha'i House of Worship in Ashkhabad, Soviet Union, Completed around 1908 and was confescated durring a wave of crackdowns on Baha'is. It was later turned into an art gallery, heavily damaged in a1948 earthquake and demolished in 1963.

February 3, 2009

A group of academics, writers, artists, journalists and Iranian activists throughout the world post public apology as

A group of Iranian intellectuals released a public apology at February 3rd, 2009 for what they say is a long history of the country's mistreatment of members of the Baha'i faith. The apology -- titled, "We are ashamed" -- was published on the Web site and was signed by 42 Iranian professionals, all of whom do not live in Iran.

February 7, 1974

Announcement of the design for the Permanent Seat of the Universal House of Justice

February 8, 1894

Establishment of the first Bahai center in the West

February 12, 1953

First African Intercontinental Conference in Kampala, Uganda

February 12, 1953

First International Teaching Conference

The Ten Year Crusade was formally launched with the first International Teaching Conference in Kampala, Uganda (1953). Expansion of the Faith into an unprecedented number of countries came in the next decade, which culminated in the first election of the Universal House of Justice. in 1963.

February 12, 1980

Hasan M. Balyuzi, Hand of the Cause of God passed away in London

Hasan Balyuzi was born on September 7, 1908 to Mirza Ali Aqa and Munavvar Khanum in Shiraz, Iran. He passed away in his sleep on February 12, 1980. His earthly remains were laid to rest near those of his beloved Guardian.

February 14, 1929

Work begins on three additional chambers of the Shrine of the Bab

February 16, 1923

Declaration of the first native Hawaiian Baha'i on (Mae Tilton Fantom, Maui)

February 17, 1941

John Hyde Dunn, Hand of the Cause of God passed away in Australia

In 1920 Englishman John Hyde Dunn, and his Irish wife, Clara, sailed to Australia from the United states. They were the first Baha'i sailed to Australia and in 1941 he passed away and his earthly remains were laid in there.

February 19, 1968

First Ruling Monarch to become a Baha'i accepts the Faith

His Highness Malietoa Tanumafili II - Head of State of Western Samoa (January 4, 1913 - May 11, 2007) (also called Susuga), He was First Ruling Monarch to become a Baha'i accepts the Faith.

February 22, 1847

Birth of James Brown Thornton Chase first Baha'i in North America

February 22, 1982

Martyrdom of Mr. Ebrahim Kheirkhah in Tehran

He has been executed in Tehran at 1982

February 24, 1990

Soviet Union Conference

The Soviet Union's first national Baha'i conference in six decades was held in Moscow. 1990

February 25, 1985

Martyrdom of Mr. Ruhollah Bahram Shahi in Tehran

February 26

First Day of Ayyam-i-Ha

The Baha'i calendar is made up of 19 months of 19 days each. The period of Ayyam-i-Ha adjusts the Baha'i year to the solar cycle. These days are set aside for hospitality, gift giving, special acts of charity, and preparing for the Baha'i Fast.

February 27

Second Day of Ayyam-i-Ha

February 28

Third Day of Ayyam-i-Ha

February 28, 1982

Martyrdom of Mr. Hossain Vahdat Haq in Tehran

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