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*The [[:Image:Meiji-official-portrait.jpg|first official photo portraits]] of [[Emperor Meiji]] are taken by [[Uchida Kuichi]] (72 shots in the first session).
 
*The [[:Image:Meiji-official-portrait.jpg|first official photo portraits]] of [[Emperor Meiji]] are taken by [[Uchida Kuichi]] (72 shots in the first session).
 
*[[Fukuchiyama castle]] is destroyed.
 
*[[Fukuchiyama castle]] is destroyed.
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*[[Geisha]] spectacles including [[Miyako odori]] and [[Kamogawa odori]] are first performed.
 
*[[Karatsu castle]] is destroyed.
 
*[[Karatsu castle]] is destroyed.
 
*Yanagiwara Sakimitsu, a Japanese official in Shanghai, reports back to Japan about the [[Taiwan Incident of 1871]], in which 54 Ryuykuans were killed by Taiwanese aborigines.
 
*Yanagiwara Sakimitsu, a Japanese official in Shanghai, reports back to Japan about the [[Taiwan Incident of 1871]], in which 54 Ryuykuans were killed by Taiwanese aborigines.

Revision as of 01:16, 29 May 2010

Meiji 5 (明治五年)

Timeline of 1872

  • Meiji 4/12 (January 1872) Narahara Shigeru and Ijichi Sadaka lead an Imperial mission to Shuri, to discuss various matters relating to Ryukyuan obligations to Satsuma han, and policies Tokyo wishes to implement in the Ryukyus.
  • 1872/1 Ijichi Sadaka meets with the Ryukyuan regent to discuss administrative policy in the islands, under the new Meiji government.
  • 1872/5 Officials from Tokyo meet with Ryukyuan officials to discuss economic matters, including the end of the minting of Okinawan coinage (which had been minted in Satsuma up until that point).
  • 1872/10/14 Representatives of the Kingdom of Ryûkyû, led by Giwan Chôho, are informed in Tokyo of the annexation by Japan of the kingdom as Ryûkyû han. The envoys return to Okinawa and inform King Shô Tai of this development.

Other Events of 1872

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