The Russo-Japanese War and the Portsmouth Peace Treaty of 1905

Events

The Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

The Russo-Japanese War Begins

February 8, 1904

The war over possession of Manchuria and Korea for economic and strategy reasons begins on this date with the first attack on Port Arthur.

Peace Conference in Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

August 1905

The Portsmouth Peace Treaty Is Signed

September 5, 1905

Theodore Roosevelt Receives the Nobel Peace Prize

1906

Emperor Meiji Dies

1912

Nicholas II of Russia Dies

1918

Theodore Roosevelt Dies

1919