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Emperor Komei dies in Japan

Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan, 1872, detail
In Japan, Emperor Komei died of smallpox. Fifteen year old Crown Prince Mutsuhito became Emperor. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Benjamin Vincent, Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to all Ages and Nations (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906), frontispiece.


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