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Taishô 2 (大正二年)
Timeline of 1913
Other Events of 1913
- California imposes restrictions on Japanese ownership of land.
- China's first national museum, the Antiques Exhibition Hall, is opened.
- Construction is completed at Akarenga sôko in Yokohama.
- The House of Peers passes a resolution allowing for the construction of what will later become Meiji Shrine (completed 1920).
- Japan Society (New York) obtains its first headquarters and is formally incorporated as an organization.
- Publication of a moveable type version of the Tsûkô ichiran, begun the previous year, is completed.
- Sophia University is established.
- Tapgol Park in Seoul is formally opened to the public.
- Tôgô Heihachirô is named fleet admiral (gensui).
- Tokutomi Sohô writes his Jimmu ikkagen.
- Yamamoto Gonnohyôe is named Prime Minister.
- Yamauchi Seihin interviews Kokuba Kôken and creates the only written records of musical notation for uzagaku music.
Births and Deaths
- 1913/7/10 Hayashi Tadasu dies (b. 1850).
- 1913/9/2 Okakura Kakuzô dies (b. 1863).
- Erwin von Baelz dies (b. 1849).
- Katsura Tarô dies (b. 1847).
- Painter Okuhara Seiko dies (b. 1837).
- Painter Sakai Dôitsu dies (b. 1845).
- Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu dies (b. 1837).
- Tsuboi Shôgorô dies (b. 1863).