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Meiji 29 (明治二十九年)

Timeline of 1896

  • 1896/2/29 Construction of building of Bank of Japan completed.
  • 1896/3/1 Shinpo-to is formed.
  • 1896/3/15 First liner to Europe leaves Yokohama port.
  • 1896/3/31 Governer-General of Taiwan promulgates Gakko Kansei.
  • 1896/4/14 Itagaki Taisuke becomes Secretary General.
  • 1896/5/14 Russian minister Weaver and Komura Jutaro sign a memorandom about Chosun.
  • 1896/6/6 Kuroda Seiki establishes Hakuba-kai.
  • 1896/6/9 Yamagata-Lobanov Agreement
  • 1896/6/15 A tsunami strikes Sanriku region, killing 22-27,000.
  • 1896/7/2 Kawakami Otojirô opens Kawakami-za in Kanda.
  • 1896/7/21 Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between Japan and China includes stipulations allowing for Japan and Western powers to build factories in treaty ports in China.
  • 1896/9/1 Express train between Shinbashi and Kobe.
  • 1896/9/18 Second Matsukata cabinet.
  • 1896/11/14 Magazine 26 century banned.

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