On 11 July in Japan’s history

ON 11 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 11, 2019

1156: In Japan, the siege of Shirakanawa-den begins
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Shirakawa-den

1628: Birth of Tokugawa Mitsukuni, famous Japanese warlord
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Mitsukuni
http://eos.kokugakuin.ac.jp/modules/xwords/entry.php?entryID=558

1863: In Shimonoseki Strait, a Japanese battle cruiser shoots at Dutch warship Medusa, killing 4
https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/SK-A-2725

1893: The first cultural pearl is obtained by Kokichi Mikimoto
http://www.pearl-guide.com/mikimoto.shtml

1966: Birth of Kentaro Miura, Japanese mangaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentaro_Miura

1975: Birth of Riona Hazuki, Japanese actress
http://www.tohokingdom.com/people/riona_hazuki.htm

1985: Birth of Aki Maeda, Japanese actress
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aki_Maeda

2004: In Japan, renewal of half of the members of the Senate. Failure for the Liberal democratic party of PM Koizumi, but he keeps the majority thanks to his Komeito party ally

2012: Veteran Japanese politician Ichiro Ozawa, who resigned from the ruling party over plans to raise sales tax, has formed a new opposition party
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18794030 



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