On 20 December in Japan’s history

ON 20 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 20, 2018

1864: Birth of Takeuchi Seiho, Japanese painter who died on August 23, 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeuchi_Seih%C5%8D
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Takeuchi+Seiho&hl=fr&tbo=d&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=xKPRUJjlJKTC0QXQ2YAY&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAA&biw=1366&bih=564

takeuchi seiho painting

1873: Birth of Kwan-ichi Asakawa, historian, who died on August 10, 1948
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwan-Ichi_Asakawa

1941: Japanese troops lands on Mindanao (South Philippines)

1941: First battle of the American Volunteer Group, better known as the « Flying Tigers » in Kunming (China)
http://www.historynet.com/american-volunteer-group-claire-l-chennault-and-the-flying-tigers.htm
http://www.flyingtigersavg.com/

1942: First Bombing of Calcutta by the Japanese
https://indianvagabond.com/2017/09/04/japanese-air-raids-on-kolkata-during-wwii/

1943: End of the Battle of Changde, which started on 2nd November, with a Chinese victory against the Japanese Invasion army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changde

1974: Birth of Die, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Die_(musician)

1997: Suicide of Juzo Itami, Japanese actor and director, born on May 23 1933
https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Japanese-Filmmaker-s-Suicide-Remains-a-Riddle-3015119.php
http://everything2.com/title/The+Death+of+Juzo+Itami
https://shrineodreams.wordpress.com/2011/11/04/the-killing-of-juzo-itami/

 



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