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Meiji 25 (明治二十五年)
Timeline of 1892
Other Events of 1892
- The United States enacts the Geary Act, which requires those of Chinese descent to carry photo-identification, and which denies various legal rights to Chinese residents of the US. The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association calls on the 110,000 Chinese living in the United States to disobey and resist.
- Inuyama castle suffers extensive damage in an earthquake.
- Professor George Ladd arrives in Japan.
- Protests are held against the poll tax in the Miyako Islands.
- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston obtains the Edward Sylvester Morse Collection of Japanese ceramics.
- The Nippon Shûhô, the first Japanese newspaper in Hawaii begins publication.
- Construction begins on the 'modern' Tokyo waterworks system.
- Tsuda Umeko graduates from Bryn Mawr College.
Births and Deaths
- 1892/2/1 Novelist Shimozawa Kan is born.
- 1892/2/28 Echigo Saburô dies.
- Akutagawa Ryûnosuke is born (d. 1927).
- Art collector Percival David is born (d. 1964).
- Nihonga painter Goseda Hôryû is dies (d. 1827).
- Higa Keijô is born.
- Ryukyuan painter Kyûna Anshin dies (b. 1831).
- Maeno Gorô dies.
- Ozeki Masajirô dies.
- Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi dies (b. 1839).
- Ueki Emori dies (b. 1857).
- Novelist Yoshikawa Eiji is born.