On This Day

December 22, 1885 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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Itō Hirobumi, a samurai, becomes the first Prime Minister of Japan

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

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Pope Leo XIII proclaims extraordinary jubilee

256th Pope Leo XIII
256th Pope
Leo XIII