The Treaty of Kanagawa is signed between Japan and the USA
ended with Treaty of Shimonoseki April 17, 1895
Assassination of PM Inukai Tsuyoshi
Germany, Italy & Japan
8 December in Japan
The Russian Revolution: Communists depose the Tsar and fight a bloody civil war over the next four years. Britain and the US try to help the Tsar's forces but fail. The USSR is formed. They and the US are very suspicious of each other.