Japan

Main

(1890s) Industrial Revolution

1890

Treaty of Shimonoseki- gives Japan Chinese territory

1894

Russo-Japanese War- Russia surrenders some land and Japan takes over Korea

1904 - 1905

Hiro-Hito becomes emperor

1926

Manchurian Incident

1931

Two twenty-six incident

1936

Japan makes alliance with Germany and Italy against the Soviet Union

Jun 1936

Marco Polo bridge incident- leads to beginning of second Sino-Japanese War

1937

Tripartite Pact- Japan makes alliance with Germany + Italy against US + Britain

1940