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History chart Showa, Taisho

Last update date March 14, 2019

History chart of Konan Ward

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Chronological table

Ayumi summary of Konan Ward

From the Edo era to the Meiji era| It is | in 1944 from the Taisho era It is 44 years from 1945
The Showa era from Konan Ward birth (1969) It is the present from 1989

Chronological table
YearMONKonan WardYokohama-shi
1913 (Taisho 2)NoneTown begins to be lighted.NoneNone
1922 (Taisho 11)NoneWater supply is spread along Kamakura Highway in front of Kami-Ooka Station.

Suidobashi of Serigaya
Suidobashi of Serigaya. Photograph at the time of 1959. Rough way where Shiomidai Hirado Line that car goes along incessantly now is as you see. As for the bus opening, 38 years, pavement is 41 years.

1923 (Taisho 12)SeptemberWe suffer big damage by the Great Kanto Earthquake.NoneNone
1927 (Showa 2)AprilBy the third city limits expansion, kyuryokigunnichishitamura, Ooka Kawamura is admitted into Yokohama-shi.1927A population of 500,000 people breakthrough
The constituency system enforcement (Tsurumi Ward, Kanagawa Ward, Naka Ward, Hodogaya Ward, Isogo Ward)
OctoberWith the constituency system enforcement, Kusaka-mura, Ooka Kawamura is admitted into Naka Ward. We are renamed to Ooka-cho, bamboo grass downtown area, Hino-cho, most Tomachi, Okubo-cho in Naka Ward.
1928 (Showa 3)NoneMunicipal bus is startup between Gumyoji and Hino-cho.1928Municipal bus startup
1930 (Showa 5)AprilShonan electric railway (current: Keikyu) is opened between Koganecho and Uraga. Kami-Ooka Station establishment.

Kami-Ooka Station of around 1961
Kami-Ooka Station of around 1961. Hakone street (the current center mall) which developed followed from station from black market after the war.

1930Yamashita Park opening of the park
1933 (Showa 8)Aprilnichiyakyosohakaji (current: Hino Park graveyard) establishmentNoneNone
1936 (Showa 11)MayYokohama prison is relocated to the present location (Konan 4) by Negishi.

Yokohama prison at the time of completion. We drained water off from lips of bronze bear on marble consistently in spring in front of the entrance without iron door, iron fence in the front gate, and passerby was contemporary building which we considered whether it was girls' high school wrong.

1939Ward new establishment (Kohoku Ward, Totsuka Ward)
1942A population of 1 million people breakthrough
OctoberBy the fourth city limits expansion, Kamakura county Nagano village is admitted into Naka Ward. Kaminagayacho, Naka-ku, Shimonagaya-cho, Nobacho and the changing of a name.
1943 (Showa 18)DecemberWe found area of a part of the Naka Ward 56 or town as Minami Ward.1943Ward new establishment (Minami Ward)
1945 (Showa 20)MayYokohama blitzkrieg. (Konan Ward avoids air raid)1945It is damage by Yokohama blitzkrieg in 44% of city area. The requisition of land, building including center, harbor of city.
1948Ward new establishment (Kanazawa Ward)
1950 (Showa 25)DecemberMinami Ward government office Konan branch office establishment.
(3,990 number of the households in the jurisdiction, a population of 19,748 people)
1951Right of management of Yokohama Port switches over from country to city and exceeds a population of 1 million people again
1953 (Showa 28)NovemberWe erect as Kanagawa war dead memorial hall, peace treaty conclusion commemorative project.1956It becomes ordinance-designated city
1957 (Showa 32)NoneMunicipal bus runs from Noba mouth between to Yokohama.

Ooka River close to around 1955 most door bridge
Ooka River close to around 1955 most door bridge. They caught haya and eel, and, in such a barrel boat, children played with water well.

1964 (Showa 39)AprilKonan branch office in Konan branch.1964Tokaido Shinkansen opening, the Shin-Yokohama Station opening of business
1968A population of 2 million people breakthrough

From the this Edo era to the Meiji era This; follow; from Konan Ward birth (1969) to the Showa era

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