On 18 October in Japan’s history

ON 18 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 18, 2018

1127: Birth of Go-Shirakawa, 77th emperor of Japan (1155-1158), who died on 24 April 1192
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Shirakawa

1561: Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima – Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Fourth_Battle_of_Kawanakajima

1565: Ships belonging to the Matsura clan of Japan fail to capture the Portuguese trading carrack in the Battle of Fukuda Bay, the first recorded naval battle between Japan and the West
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Fukuda_Bay

1870: Birth of Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki, Japanese scholar, who died on July 12, 1966
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Suzuki-D.html

Teirato Suzuki

1893: Birth of Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics who died on April 23, 1966
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ohsawa

1907: End of the Second Peace Conference. Signature of the Hague Convention
http://www.icrc.org/ihl.nsf/FULL/195

1941: Appointed on October 14, Japanese War Minister Hideki Tojo announces his goverment (up to July 1944)
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Hideki_Tojo.aspx
http://www.jacar.go.jp/english/nichibei/popup/pop_21.html

1947: Vice-admiral Michiaki Kamada, condemned as a war crimina

l by a Dutch military Court is hanged, born in 1890
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiaki_Kamada
http://historyinpictures.tumblr.com/post/2975268859/the-execution-of-leonard-siffleet-australian

1956: Death of Yoshio Markino, Japanese painter and author, born on January 26, 1870
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshio_Markino
https://rbkclocalstudies.wordpress.com/2013/09/19/the-artist-in-the-mirror-world-yoshio-markino/
http://charleslister.net/page6.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbLbT3VuV2E

1961: Death of Tsuru Aoki, Japanese actress, born on September 9, 1892
http://www.silentera.com/people/actresses/Aoki-Tsuru.html

1995: Iri Maruki, Japanese artist (The Hiroshima Panels), dies at 94
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-iri-maruki-1578671.html
http://imaginationwithoutborders.northwestern.edu/artists/maruki/

iri-maruki

2001: In the frame of the international war against terrorism, for the first time, the Japanese Lower Chamber authorizes, for a short time, the sending of Japanese forces out of the Japan defense line

2013: Japanese cabinet minister Shindo visits shrine to war dead. The visit comes a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made his third ritual offering to the shrine since returning to office in December. Abe has not visited the shrine in person to avoid further straining ties with China and South Korea.
http://www.euronews.com/2013/10/18/controversial-visit-to-shrine-of-japanese-war-dead-sparks-tension-with-china/
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2013-10/18/content_17041783.htm



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