On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1909

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • 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? 111 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio