Tuesday, March 23, 2010

March 24th in Baha'i History

24 Mar 1881 Mirza Yahya is freed by the British administration in Cyprus. He is denied British citizenship and remains in Cyprus until his death.

1937: Shoghi Effendi marries Mary Maxwell, renamed Rúhíyyih Khánum. The wedding was a symbol of the uniting of the East and West.

3/24/39 The Guardian writes what becomes p.18 of Messages to America - more on dissolution of old order. Refers to "ominous rumblings" foreshadowing the "final eruption involving the dissolution of a lamentably defective international order." (Misc Baha'i, Chronology of Major Letters of the Guardian)

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