Tuesday, October 20, 2009

October 20th in Baha'i History

1819 - Birth of the Báb

1848 - Quddús arrives at fort Tabarsí

1980 - Passing of Leonora Stirling Armstrong, Spiritual Mother of South America
HEARTS SADDENED PASSING DISTINGUISHED COUNSELLOR LEONORA STIRLING ARMSTRONG, HERALD OF THE KINGDOM, BELOVED HANDMAIDEN 'ABDU'L-BAHÁ, SPIRITUAL MOTHER SOUTH AMERICA. HER SIXTY YEARS VALIANT DEVOTED SERVICES CAUSE BRAZIL SHEDS LUSTRE ANNALS FAITH THAT PROMISING LAND. REQUESTING MEMORIAL SERVICES MASHRIQU'L-ADHKARS WILMETTE PANAMA URGE ALL COMMUNITIES BRAZIL LIKEWISE HOLD SERVICES. OFFERING ARDENT SUPPLICATIONS MOST HOLY SHRINE PROGRESS HER RADIANT SPIRIT ABHA KINGDOM.
[For an account of the life and services of Leonora Stirling Armstrong, see BW 18:733-38.]
UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE (Messages 1963 to 1986, p.463)

1998 - Baha'i profs protest persectutions in Iran – U of Delaware

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