The first set of postage stamp
The first set of postage stamps went sale in Harar- 1895.
Became a member of the Universal Postal Union-
The first two motor cars were imported-1902.
The first meter gauge railway reached Diredawa from
The Royal Palace of Addis Ababa built in 1902 could
accommodate 5000 guests in one-sitting with complete
Modern banking started in 1905 and the first bank was
the bank of Abyssinia.
The first hotel in Addis Ababa is –Etege Taitu hotel –
Menelik II school is the first school -1908
First Ethiopian government hospital is Menelik II-1910
First Amharic Newspaper was Aymo-1911
The railway to Addis Ababa was completed in 1917.