SikhiWiki:Did you know/Week 25
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- .... that the first Gurdwara in the whole of America was built in 1908 in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada under the management of the Khalsa Diwan Society. This Gurdwara Sahib served the Greater Vancouver Sikh community until new Gurdwara Sahib was occupied on April 25th, 1970.
- .... that the first Gurdwara in the whole of USA was purchased and built in 1912 in Stockton, California, USA. It is called the Sikh Gurdwara Sahib Stockton...
- .... that Pandit Kirpa Ram was at the head of the group of Kashmiri Brahmins who came to see Guru Tegh Bahadar at Anandpur sahib in May 1675 for protection against the atrocities of Aurangzeb. Also that Pandit ji was Guru Gobind Singh's Sanskrit teacher.
- .... that Guru Amar Das became Sikh Guru at the age of 73 and lived to the ripe old age of 95 years.