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First Sino-Japanese War
The First Sino-Japanese War was fought between Qing Dynasty China and Meiji Japan, primarily over control of Korea...
Timeline of Events
1894
7.25.1894
The First Sino-Japanese War begins when the Japanese fire upon a Chinese warship.
9.17.1894
The Battle of Yalu River, the largest naval engagement of the First Sino-Japanese War.
11.21.1894
Port Arthur massacre: Port Arthur, Manchuria falls to the Japanese, a decisive victory of the First Sino-Japanese War.
1895
4.17.1895
The Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan is signed. This marks the end of the First Sino-Japanese War, and the defeated Qing Empire is forced to renounce its claims on Korea and to concede the southern portion of the Fengtien province, Taiwan and the Pescadores Islands to Japan.