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On 2 March in Japan’s history

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ON MARCH 2 IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on March 2, 2018

1074: Death of the Japanese regent Yorimichi Fujiwara, born in 992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujiwara_no_Yorimichi

Fujiwara Yorimichi

1925: Japan’s House of Representatives recognizes universal adult male suffrage for those over 25 (law will be promulgated on May 5). Universal adult suffrage for both sexes over 20 will be introduced in 1946
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=7155340

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1933: Most powerful earthquake in 180 years hit Japan in Sanriku aera
https://www.tumblr.com/search/1933%20sanriku%20earthquake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1933_Sanriku_earthquake

1933-03-02 Sanriku earthquake

1943: U.S. and Australian land-based planes begin an offensive against a convoy of Japanese ships in the Bismarck Sea, in the western Pacific
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/worldwari1/p/battle-of-the-bismarck-sea.htm
http://www.historynet.com/battle-of-the-bismarck-sea.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVLV67xILI4

1955: Birth of Shoko Asahara, Japanese cult leader, condemned to death in 2004, but not yet executed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3504237.stm

1962: Birth of Morioka Hiroyuki, Japanese writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morioka_Hiroyuki

 1972: Death of Japanese painter Kaburaki Kiyokata, born on August 31, 1878
http://www.kamakura-arts.or.jp/kaburaki/english/about/history.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyokata_Kaburagi
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Kaburaki+Kiyokata&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=8tdPT-2jEKWi0QXq1tTWCw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

2007: In reply to a US congress resolution asking to the Japanese government to solve the problem of the « comfort women », Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that nothing prove that they were forced in prostitution
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2007/jul/31/usa.japan