1878

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May 21, 2022

1878 (1878 Nen) is a normal year starting on Tuesday according to the Christian era (Gregorian calendar). The 11th year of the Meiji era.

Other calendars

Zodiac: Yang Earth Tiger Japan (dates match) Meiji 11 2538 imperial year Qing: November 28, 3rd year of Guangxu-December 8th, 4th year of Guangxu Korea Mr. Lee Chosun, Gojong 15 years Dangun 4211 Nguyen Dynasty (Vietnam): Tsutoku November 28, 30-December 8, 2019 Buddhist calendar: 2420-2421 Islamic calendar: December 26, 1294-January 6, 1296 Jewish calendar: April 26, 5638-April 5, 5639 Modified Julian Day (MJD): 6985 --7349 Lilian Date (LD): 107826 --108190

Calendar

Events

January

January 9-Umberto I becomes King of the Kingdom of Italy January 11-Izu Islands transferred from Shizuoka prefecture to Tokyo prefecture January 24-Opened Komaba Agricultural School (renamed from Shinjuku Agricultural School)

February

February 2-Stilts banned in Tokyo February 19-Thomas Edison patents gramophone February 20 Established overseas passport rules. The word passport is used for the first time (passport day) Pope Leo XIII elected the 256th Pope of Rome February 22-Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 Premiere (St. Petersburg)

March

March 1-Shohei Bridge Railway Bridge opened (Japan's first asphalt pavement) March 3-Russo-Turkish War is peaced by the conclusion of the Treaty of San Stefano (changed by the Treaty of Berlin). Complete independence of the Principality of Romania, the Principality of Serbia and the Principality of Montenegro is approved. Independence as an autonomous country of Bulgaria (Principality of Bulgaria) is approved. March 12-Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry (later Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry) established March 25-Telegraph Central Bureau Opening Ceremony (Kobikicho)

April

April 9-US President's wife Lucy rolls eggs for the first time at the White House

May

May 14-Kioizaka Incident (Assassination of Toshimichi Okubo) May 15-Established Tokyo Stock Exchange (opened June 1) May 24-Kyoto Blind and Dumb School (later Kyoto Prefectural School for the Blind and Kyoto Prefectural School for the Deaf) opened (Japan's first blind and deaf school) May 28-New construction of Shintomiza

June

June 10-Army Academy New Construction Opening Ceremony (Ichigayadai) June 13-The opening of the Congress of Berlin June 17-Osaka Stock Exchange established (opened July 19) Imported grass carp, silver carp, bighead carp, black carp, and silver carp from Qing to Japan

July

July 13-Concluded the Treaty of Berlin (Amendment to the Treaty of San Stefano) July 22-Promulgation of the Three New Local Laws (Prefectural Assembly Law, County, Ward, Town and Village Organization Law, Local Tax Regulations)

August

August 21-Establishment of the American Bar Association August 23-Takebashi riot August 26-Kanazawa 12th National Bank (later Hokuriku Bank) opened

September

September 12-Cleopatra's Needle Installed in London September 30-First Portuguese immigrant arrives from Funchal to the Kingdom of Hawaii

October

October 15th 53 firing squads of the Takebashi riot Edison Electric Lighting Company (later General Electric) established October 19-Anti-Socialist Law enacted in the Kingdom of Prussia October 24-Established gymnastics training center

November

November 17-Attempted assassination of Umberto I November 21-The Second Afghan War Begins

December

December 1st Introducing a telephone to the White House in the United States 67th National Bank (later Shonai Bank) opened December 5-The Imperial Japanese Army General Staff Bureau becomes independent as the General Staff Headquarters December 9-Establishment of the 77th National Bank (later the 77 Bank) December 10-Army Sir Yamagata Aritomo distributes military admonition (Nishi Amane drafting) December 13-Army Superintendent Headquarters established

Birth

January 1-Yau Yokose, poet / poet (+ 1934) January 8-Richard Ponsonby-Fein, Japanese scholar (+ 1937) January 12-Mornar Ferenc, playwright and novelist (+ 1952) January 18-Torao Suzuki,