On 23 August in Japan’s history

ON 23 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 23, 2019

1176: Death of Rokujo, 79th Japanese Emperor from 1165 through 1168
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Rokujo

1592: During the Japanese invasions of Korea, the Yeongwon Castle is besieged by the Japanese Fourth Division led by Itō Suketaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Yeongwon

1600: In the Battle of Gifu Castle, the eastern forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu defeat the western Japanese clans loyal to Toyotomi Hideyori, leading to the destruction of Gifu Castle and serving as a prelude to the Battle of Sekigahara
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gifu_Castle
http://www.japanese-castle-explorer.com/castle_profile.html?name=Gifu

1900: Death of Kuroda Kiyotaka, Japanese politician of the Meiji era, ]second Prime Minister of Japan from April 1888 to October 1889, born on November 9, 1840
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuroda_Kiyotaka
http://www.jref.com/history/kuroda-kiyotaka/

1914: Japan declares war on Germany and sizes its possessions in Asia
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/tsingtau_kato.htm

1914-08-23

1939: To cut off the supply lines of the Chinese army, Japanese Navy surround Hong Kong
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8231.html
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/62454492

1942: Death of Takeuchi Seiho, Japanese painter, born on December 20, 1864
http://www.artelino.com/articles/seiho_takeuchi.asp
http://www.myjapanesehanga.com/home/artists/takeuchi-seiho-1864-1942

Takeuchi Seiho moonlit landscape
1943: End of the bombing of Chongqing, the provisional capital of China, by the Japanese, that started on February 18, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Chongqing

1945: Joseph Stalin orders conveying Japanese army, mainly from Manchuria, as prisoner of war to the Soviet Union
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_prisoners_of_war_in_the_Soviet_Union
http://www.gwu.edu/~memory/data/government/russia_pow.html



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