September 1, 1984
The Dedication of the House of Worship of Samoa
The Baha'i Temple of the Pacific Ocean located in Apia, Western Samoa, the foundation stone was laid 27 January 1979, and the dedication was on 1 September 1984
September 2, 1868
The Governor of Akka visits the "desperate criminals"
The Governor of Akka visits the "desperate criminals" and is deeply impressed by Abdu'l-Baha. He is moved to improve their conditions. Another visitor states that "such pure and sanctified souls had never before been seen in Akka". Meanwhile, Siyyid Muhammad and Aqa Jan Big, the source of all the lies to the authorities, convinced some guards to move their quarters to overlook the land gate so that they could identify anyone who arrived if they were Bahai and thus warning the guards, the pilgrims who had walked for weeks would be turned back without even a glimpse of Baha'u'llah through His cell window
September 10, 1844
Bab leaves Shiraz to start pilgrimage
September 16, 1961
Dedication of the House of Worship in Sydney, Australia
September 18, 1844
Bab arrives port Bushihr
Bab arranges supplies for 2 month boat trip to pilgrimage in Mecca and Madina with his most prominent disciple Jinab-i-Quddus
September 22, 2007
Passing of Dr. Ali-Muhammad Varqa, the longest surviving Hand of the Cause of God
Dr. Ali-Muhammad Varqa was the longest surviving Hand of the Cause of God, and was also and the trustee of Huququ'llah. Dr. Varqa was born in 1912 in Tehran, Iran. He was born to a distinguished Iranian Baha'i Family. His grandfather, from whom he received his name was an Apostle of Baha'u'llah and his father Valiyu'llah Varqa, was also the trustee of the Huququ'llah and a Hand of the Cause. Dr. Varqa traveled to many countries as a representative first of Shoghi Effendi, then of the Universal House of Justice. His funeral took place on the morning of September 24, with burial in the Baha'i cemetery in Haifa.
September 23, 1893
First public mention of the Baha'i Faith in the West
First public mention of the Baha'i Faith in the West. In a session of the World's Parliament of Religions, the Reverend George A. Ford, a Syrian missionary, reads a paper talking about Baha'ullah.
September 23, 1918
Akka is liberated by British and Indian cavalry and Abdu'l-Baha is again freed
September 24, 1920
Excavation begins for the foundation of the House of Worship, Wilmette, Illinois