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Meiji 30 (明治三十年)

Timeline of 1897

  • 1897/10/12 King Gojong declares the establishment of the Korean Empire.
  • 1897/11/1 Juye Incident in China - Bandits kill two German missionaries, sparking the beginning of a Scramble for Concessions, as Germany (in retaliation), and then Russia, Britain, France, and Japan (seeking to not lose out to Germany), seize territories or otherwise establish spheres of influence in China.

Other Events of 1897

Births and Deaths

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