On 11 January in Japan’s history

ON 11 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 11, 2019

782: Death of Kōnin, emperor of Japan, born on November 18, 709
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dnin

1322: Birth of Japanese emperor Komyo (1336-1348) who died on July 26, 1380
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dmy%C5%8D

1359: Birth of Japanese Emperor Go-En’yu (1371-1382) who died on June 6, 1393
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-En%27yu

1911: Birth of Zenko Suzuki, Japanese Prime Minister (1980-1982) who died on July 19, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zenko_Suzuki

1942: Japan declares war on the Netherlands while invading the Netherlands East Indies
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tarakan_(1942)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands_East_Indies

1942: The Japanese capture Kuala Lumpur (Malaya)


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kuala_Lumpur
http://ww2daybyday.blogspot.fr/2013/01/the-japanese-capture-kuala-lumpur-1942.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/50140967

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09dGuZ6zQt0

1983: Yasuhiro Nakasone is the first Japanese Prime Minister to go to South Korea since WWII
http://www.nytimes.com/1983/01/12/world/nakasone-and-chun-meet-in-seoul-to-discuss-big-tokyo-aid-package.html

1985: Birth of Rie fu, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rie_fu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjeYsEIho6Q

1996: Ryutaro Ashimoto becomes Japanese Prime Minister, replacing Tomiichi Murayama, through July 1998
http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/economy/apec/1997/rh_profile.html

2014: Actress Keiko Awaji, known for her role as the girlfriend of a U.S. Navy airman in the 1954 Hollywood movie “The Bridges at Toko-Ri” about the Korean War, dies of esophageal cancer. She was 80
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/01/11/national/actress-keiko-awaji-best-known-for-role-in-the-bridges-at-toko-ri-dies-at-age-80/#.UtG5nMvLRMs

 

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