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History


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Date
Main occurrence
Meiji22. 1889 4. 1 City of Akita was incorporated.
    7. 12 Akita City Hall was opened.
35. 1902 10. 21 Japan National Railway opened Akita Station.
40. 1907 10. 1 Water supply by the city was started.
42. 1909 11. 23 New city hall was built in Yadome-machi.
Taisho14. 1925 6. 22 Bus Service was started.
Showa6. 1931 12. 17 Trolley car service was started.
9. 1934 11. 10 Akita Ohashi Bridge was completed.
11. 1936 10. 12 City gas works was started.
13. 1938 4. 27 Omonogawa river improvement work was completed.
16. 1941 4. 1 City of Akita merged towns and villages of Tsuchizaki-minato, Terauchi, Hiroyamada, and Araya.
29. 1954 6. 16 Akita City Hospital was opened.
    10. 1 Twelve surrounding villages were merged to Akita city.
33. 1958 6. 18 Akita Municipal Art Museum was opened at Senshu park.
34. 1959 12. 7 New prefecture office was completed in Sanno.
36. 1961 9. 26 Akita Airport was opened near Araya beach.
    10. 8 16th National Athletic Meet was held in Akita.
39. 1964 10. 26 New City Hall was built at its present location.
40. 1965 12. 31 Street car service was stopped.
46. 1971 4. 11 Sanno Street was opened
48. 1973 9. 1 City zoo at Senshu park was moved to Omoriyama.
    10. 1 City ordinance to make Akita a garden city was established.
50. 1975 3. 1 Akita Central Wholesale Market was opened.
52. 1977 7. 12 Sister city relationship was established with Hitachi-ota, Ibaraki Prefecture.
55. 1980 6. 28 Akita Cultural Hall was opened.
56. 1981 6. 26 New Akita Airport was opened in Yuwa town.
57. 1982 8. 4 Akita city, Kawabe town and Yuwa town were designated technopolis area.
    8. 5 Friendly relationship was established with and Lanzhou city, China.
58. 1983 10. 7 Central Library "Meitokukan" was opened.
59. 1984 4. 8 Sister city relationship was formalized with Passau city, Germany.
62. 1987 1. 24 Tokyo Liaison Office was opened.
Heisei1. 1989 6. 10 "Goshono New town" landsale was started.
    7. 10 Osumi Yagura and the bronze statue of Lord Yoshiaki Satake were restored.
    7. 12 100th anniversary of municipalization.
    11. 18 "Atorion" and Akita Municipal Senshu Art Musium were opened.
2. 1990 10. 1 Population of Akita exceeded 300,000.
3. 1991 7. 25 Akita Expressway Between Akita and Yokote was was completed.
    8. 29 Kur Dome "The Boon" was opened.
4. 1992 6. 29 Sister city relationship was formalized with Vladivostok city,Russia.
5. 1993 4. 1 Paramedics equipped with standard emergency life saving ambulance was introduced to Akita.
6. 1994 4. 8 Port Tower "Selion" was opened.
    4. 13 New Municipal Gymnasium was opened.
7. 1995 4. 11 Akita Municipal Junior College of Art and Craft was opened.
8. 1996 7. 20 Selion Plaza was opened in Akita Port.
9. 1997 3. 16 New JR Akita station was completed.
    3. 22 The Akita Shinkansen "'Komachi" was started.
    4. 1 City of Akita became a core city.
    4. 1 Central Senior Citizen's Welfare Area was opened.
    11. 13 Akita Expressway was completed.
10. 1998 3. 30 Akita South Bridge was completed.
    4. 11 East Gate of Akita Fort was rebuilt.
    7. 1 Disclosure of administrative information was started.
11. 1999 7. 9 The Shin-Nihonkai-Ferry has been put into service at the Port of Akita. (Hokkaido - Akita - Niigata - Fukui)
12. 2000 8. 22

United Nations Conference on Disarmament Issues was held in Akita.

13. 2001 3. 24 Akitta prefectural pool was opened.
    8. 16 World Games 2001 Akita was held.
16. 2004 4.   Akita International University was established.
    7. 16 ALVE, the symbolic building of Akita, was opened.
    8. 1 The celemony, celebrating the 400 memorial year since Akita city had been constructed, was held at ALVE.
17. 2005 1. 11 The City of Akita was merged with Kawabe town and Yuwa town.
19. 2007     National sports festival, "Wakasugi Kokutai", was held.
    9. 15 Akita Central Road tunnel was opened to traffic.
21. 2009 7. 12 120th anniversary celebration, since the city of akita had started municipal organization, was held.

 
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