1936: Sada Abe is arrested after wandering the streets of Tokyo for days with her dead lover’s severed genitals in her hand. Her story soon becomes one of Japan’s most notorious scandals http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sada_Abe
1868: A last uprise of the shogunate forces take place at the site of today’s Ueno park in Tokyo. Two thousand adherents of the old Tokugawa order were devastatingly crushed by imperial troops under the leadership of Saigo Takamori, the head of the Satsuma forces, in the bloody battle of Ueno http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Ueno
2002: Marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, for the first time, Chinese warships call in Japan
2013: The outspoken mayor of Osaka is under fire not only from the government but from members of his own party for saying that the use of “comfort women,” some of whom were forced into prostitution, during World War II was necessary for the morale of Japanese soldiers.
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