What Happened on October 26, 1909

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Itō Hirobumi, Resident-General of Korea, and former Japanese Prime Minister is shot and killed by Korean nationalist An Jung-geun in Harbin, China

Famous Deaths

Itō HirobumiItō Hirobumi (1841-1909)

Japanese samurai, 1st Prime Minister of Japan (4 terms between 1885 and 1901) and Resident-General of Korea (1905-09), assassinated by a Korean nationalist at 68

1909 Highlights

About October 26, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio