On 20 January in Japan’s history

ON 20 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 20, 2019

1435: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (1449-1473) who died in January 1490
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshimasa

1895: Beginning of the 23 day siege of Weihaiwei (China) by the Japanese forces
http://sinojapanesewar.com/weihai.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Weihaiwei

1925: The Soviet and Japan sign a convention resuming relations: Russia agrees to limit revolutionary activity of the Third Communist International, while Japan agrees to leave the Sakhalin
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Basic_Convention

1931: Birth of Sawako Ariyoshi, Japanese writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sawako_Ariyoshi
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7762851

Sawako Ariyoshi

1931: Birth of Hachidai Nakamura, Japanese songwriter and pianist who died on June 10, 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hachidai_Nakamura

Hachidai Nakamura

1934: Japan brings back Puyi to Manchukuo
https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/Manchukuo.html
http://www.royalty.nu/Asia/China/PuYi.html

1932-Mandchoukuo[1]

1942: Japanese start air raid on Rabaul, New Britain
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-new-britain-rabaul
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rabaul_(1942)

1945: The Burma Road, a highway in southeastern Asia, extending about 1,125 km from the railhead of Lashio ( Burma), to Kunming (capital of Yunnan Province), cut by the Japanese is reopened

1958: Birth of Hiroaki Zakoji, Japanese composer and pianist who died on January 29, 1987
http://www.ezakoji.com/

 1974: Birth of Fuyuko Matsui, Japanese painter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuyuko_Matsui
http://www.google.fr/search?q=fuyuko+matsui&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=A_DbUvLQDOmT0AWWhYGwCA&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628&dpr=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-ExreP3NSQ

1979: Birth of Asaka Kubo, Japanese gravure idol of the 20th century
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asaka_Kubo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS1e41zPCkY

1983: Birth of Mari Yaguchi, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Yaguchi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b8wg1DW1Y4

1990: Death of Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni, uncle of emperor Hirohito and first Prime Minister after the war in 1945
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/349.html
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0CE7DD1230F930A15752C0A966958260

prince Narukiko Higashikuni

2013: Death of Toyo Shibata, Japanese poet, born on June 26, 1911
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/toyo-shibata-poet-who-published-her-first-collection-at-the-age-of-98-8462093.html



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