LUNAR CALENDAR
WESTERN CALENDAR
EVENT
Year. Month. Day
Year. Month. Day
 
1883
Kondou Tamoko gives birth to a son, Kondou Hisataro.
(Hillsborough Shinsengumi 183)
 
1884
February 28 Teruhime of Aizu died
 
1885
The cabinet system is adopted and Ito Hirobumi becomes the first prime minister (Hane 491)
 
1886
Kondou Tamoko dies of natural causes at age 24.
(Hillsborough Shinsengumi 183)
 
1887
Nakajima Nobori died
 
1887
Katsu Kaishu made a count by the Imperial Court. (Hillsborough
Shinsengumi 97)
 
1887
Electric lighting is introduced (Hane 491)
 
1888
The Monument of the Two Heroes completed at Takahata Fudo
Temple in Hino. Inscription written by Matsudaira Katamori.
Main text written by Matsumoto Ryojun. (Hillsborough
Shinsengumi 174, 181-182)

 
1889
The Constitution is promulgated (Hane 491)
 
1890
The first Diet convenes; the Imperial Rescript on Education is issued; telephone service is introduced (Hane 491)

 

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