On 6 September in Japan’s history

ON 6 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 6, 2018

1511: Death of Shogun Ashikaga Yoshizumi in charge from 1494 to 1508
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshizumi

 1494-1508 Ashikaga Yoshizumi

1932: Birth of Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor who died on June 13, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroyuki_Iwaki

1939: Birth of Susumu Tonegawa, Nobel prize for physiology and Medicine in 1987
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1987/tonegawa-autobio.html

1941: The Battle of Changsha (September 6 – October 8, 1941) is Japan’s second attempt in taking the city of Changsha, China, the capital of Hunan Province as part of the second Sino-Japanese War
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changsha_(1941)
https://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=183

1976: Soviet air force pilot Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaido in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-pilot-lands-russian-mig-fighter-plane-in-japan
http://seanmunger.com/2013/09/06/the-odyssey-of-viktor-belenko-a-fascinating-footnote-to-the-cold-war/

1977: Birth of Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese enka singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiyoshi_Hikawa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcqgLW5HNvM

1998: Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa, who often adapted Western literary works and forms to Japanese subjects, dies at the age of 88
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/obituary-akira-kurosawa-1196526.html
http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/lists/akira-kurosawa-10-essential-films

2006: In Japan, Princess Kiko, spouse of Prince Akishino, second son of Emperor Akihito, give birth to a son, Hisahito, putting an end to the dynasty problem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Hisahito_of_Akishino

2013: China’s president and Japan’s prime minister hold a brief, surprise meeting at a Group of 20 summit in Russia in the first contact since tensions flared a year ago in an island dispute.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/113017/leaders-of-china-japan-hold-brief-talk-at-g20/



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