On 21 February in Japan’s history

ON 21 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 21, 2019

1184: In Japan, Minamoto no Yoshinaka is killed during the Battle of Awazu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Awazu
http://www.historyoffighting.com/tomoe-gozen.php
 

1846: Death of the 120th Japanese emperor Ninko (1817-1846), born on 16 March 1800
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nink%C5%8D

1887: Birth of Japanese General Korechika Anami, who committed suicide on August 15, 1945
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korechika_Anami

1945: Japanese kamikaze planes sink escort carrier Bismarck Sea and damage the Saratoga
http://www.taraross.com/2018/02/this-day-in-history-uss-bismarck-sea/
https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?134222

1981: Birth of Jun Kaname, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jun_Kaname

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NieEGWI9Wn4

2013: Japan carries out three executions – the first since the country’s conservative prime  minister, Shinzo Abe, was elected last December, and a sign that Tokyo will defy international pressure to abolish the death penalty
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/21/japan-executions-resume-three-hangings
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21528526



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