This date marks the execution of The Bab (The Gate), the founder of the Baha’i faith, on July 9, 1850. To mark this day, Baha’is read special prayers at noon, the time at which The Bab was killed. This is also a day of rest, and no work is to be done.
This calendar listing is intended to provide information about the named cultural/religious observation and is not intended as an actual campus event. If a campus event is associated with this observance, it will be listed separately on the master calendar.