Though the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of Japan remained the dominant politicxal forcs, it lost a lot of seats.
He becomes the de facto first samurai ruler of Japan.
The Japanese colonial empire constituted the overseas colonies established by Imperial Japan in the Western Pacific and East Asia region from 1895.
Victories over China and Russia expanded the Japanese sphere of influence, notably in Taiwan and Korea, and southern Sakhalin became a colony of Japan as the Karafuto Prefecture in 1905.
The Hoover Company acquires manufacturing rights to the upright portable vacuum cleaner.