Anti-Western samurai of the Mito Clan burn down the American Legation in Edo
Death of Japanese diplomat Kikujiro Ishii (1866–1945), who championed cooperation with the West
The Japanese postal savings system is started
Hakuaisha, the forerunner of the Japanese Red Cross Society is founded
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