On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1909

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1st Prime Minister of Japan Itō Hirobumi
1st Prime Minister of Japan
Itō Hirobumi

Famous Deaths

AssassinationItō Hirobumi

Itō Hirobumi, Japanese samurai, 1st Prime Minister of Japan (4 terms between 1885 and 1901) and Resident-General of Korea (1905-09), assassinated at 68 by Korean nationalist An Jung-geun in Harbin, China

1st Prime Minister of Japan Itō Hirobumi
1st Prime Minister of Japan
Itō Hirobumi
  • Itō Horiboemi, Japanese samurai, statesman and four time Prime Minister of Japan, assassinated by a Korean nationalist aged 68
1909 Highlights

About October 26, 1909

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years
Leap Year: No

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