On 11 March in Japan’s history

ON 11 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 11, 2019

1863: Order to expel barbarians edict issued by the Japanese against the Westernization of Japan following the opening of the country by Commodore Perry in 1854
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_to_expel_barbarians

1863 Expell the Barbarians

1872: The Meiji Japanese government officially annexes the Ryukyu kingdom into what would become the Okinawa prefecture
http://www.uchinanchu.org/uchinanchu/history_early.htm

1872-03-11 annextion of Ryukyu

1879: Shō Tai formally abdicated his position of Head of Ryūkyū Domain, under orders from Tokyo, ending the Ryukyu Kingdom
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sh%C5%8D_Tai
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Sho_Tai

1942: Japanese troop land on North-Sumatra

1945: The imperial Japanese Navy attempts a large-scale kamikaze attack on the US Pacific fleet anchored at Ulithi atoll in Operation Tan No 2
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Tan_No._2
http://www.combinedfleet.com/Tan%20No.%202.htm

1958: Birth of Tetsuro Oda, Japanese singer, songwriter and record Producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetsur%C5%8D_Oda

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbJmkjC5ukw

1968: Birth of Takao Osawa, Japanese actor
http://www.listal.com/takao-osawa

1984: Birth of Anna Tsuchiya, Japanese model, actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Tsuchiya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r34uVdGZiE

1986: Birth of Mariko Shinoda, Japanese actress and member of AKB48
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariko_Shinoda
http://asianwiki.com/Mariko_Shinoda

1991: Birth of Lin Lin, Chinese-born Japanese singer (Morning Musume and Shin Minimoni)
http://www.generasia.com/wiki/Linlin

2011: A massive earthquake hits the north-east of Japan, triggering a tsunami that has caused extensive damage. Japanese television showed cars, ships and even buildings being swept away by a vast wall of water after the 8.9-magnitude earthquake
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12709598
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/03/2011311607470826.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20110311-Japan-quake-powerful-seventh-powerful-ever-USGS
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/24/world/asia/japan-interactive-index.html?ref=asia



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