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On 7 April in Japan’s history

ON 7 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 7, 2017

1638: Death of Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese ruler of Satsuma, born on 27 November 1576
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Shimazu_Tadatsune

1868: The Charter Oath, more literally, the Oath in Five Articles, is promulgated at the enthronement of Emperor Meiji of Japan The Oath outlined the main aims and the course of action to be followed during Emperor Meiji’s reign, setting the legal stage for Japan’s modernization. It can be considered the first constitution of modern Japan
http://www.duhaime.org/LawMuseum/LawArticle-1203/1868-Charter-Oath-of-the-Five-Articles.aspx
http://www.meijijingu.or.jp/english/about/7.html

1924: Birth of Ikuma Dan, Japanese composer (Yūzuru), who died on May 17, 2001
http://www.tohokingdom.com/people/ikuma_dan.htm

1938: End of the battle of Tai’erzhuang, won by the Chinese on Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Taierzhuang
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3595.html

 1945: Admiral Suzuki becomes Japan’s third Prime Minister in a year
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Kantaro_Suzuki
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Suzuki-K.html

1945: The Japanese battleship Yamato, the largest ever constructed, is sunk 200 miles north of Okinawa while en-route on a suicide mission in Operation Ten-go
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-battleship-yamato-is-sunk-by-allied-forces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Yamato

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5UYt5ih1fc

2006: Ichiro Ozawa, 63 years old, is elected chairman of the Democratic Party of Japan prevailing on Naoto Kan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichir%C5%8D_Ozawa