On 22 April in Japan’s history

ON 22 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 22, 2019

1912: Birth of Kaneto Shindo, Japanese director (some sources say February 28), who died on May 29, 2012

Kaneto Shindo

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2012/jun/22/kaneto-shindo-japanese-film
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaneto_Shindo
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0793881/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYyx0SwbsR8

1930: The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Naval_Treaty

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

1940: Rear Adm Joseph Taussig testifies before US Senate Naval Affairs Committee that war with Japan is inevitable

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings near Hollandia, now Jayapura
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/americans-launch-operation-persecution-in-the-pacific
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/H/o/Hollandia.htm

1995: Japan forces raid the Aum Shinrikyo sect
http://www.cfr.org/japan/aum-shinrikyo/p9238

1997: In Lima, Peru, Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori orders a commando assault on the Japanese ambassador’s home, hoping to free 72 hostages held for more than four months by armed members of the Tupac Amaru leftist rebel movement
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fujimori-orders-assault-on-japanese-ambassadors-home
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/22/newsid_4297000/4297347.stm

 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxExB87l9UI

2005: Japan’s Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi apologized about Japan’s war records
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/koizumi-apologises-for-japan-s-wartime-record-1.434564
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/22/world/asia/22iht-bandung.html

2014: Nearly 150 Japanese politicians pay homage at the Yasukuni shrine which honours the nation’s war dead including a number of senior military and political figures convicted of war crimes after World War II
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2014/04/japanese-mps-visit-controversial-war-shrine-201442252843664327.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27107257

2016: Japan-made stealth aircraft takes to skies for 1st time, making Japan the fourth country in the world to successfully fly a manned stealth Aircraft
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/japan-succeeds-test-flight-first-stealth-fighter-jet-060235847.html?nhp=1



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