On 8 April in Japan’s history

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Updated on April 8, 2019

622: Death of Prince Shōtoku of Japan, born on February 7, 574
http://veryasian.weebly.com/prince-shotoku.html
http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/ps/japan/shotoku.pdf

1551: Death of Oda Nobuhide, Japanese warlord, born in 1510
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Oda_Nobuhide
http://otsuke.blogspot.fr/2007/11/nobuhides-death.html

1934: Birth of Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect who died on 12 October 2007
http://www.kisho.co.jp/
https://www.archdaily.com/616907/spotlight-kisho-kurokawa

1945: Reluctantly, under Japanese pressure, the king of Laos issues a proclamation ending the French protectorate

1983: Death of Isamu Kosugi, Japanese actor and director, born on February 24, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isamu_Kosugi
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0467557/

1986: Birth of Erika Sawajiri, Japanese actress and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erika_Sawajiri
http://www.tokyohive.com/2010/09/an-inside-look-at-erika-sawajiri/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LrRtEBqr6A

1986: Suicide of Yukoki Okada, Japanese idol singer, born on 22 August 1967
http://www.documentingreality.com/forum/f226/suicide-okada-yukiko-japanese-youth-yukko-syndrome-125799/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukiko_Okada

1989: Birth of Hitomi Takahashi, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitomi_Takahashi_(singer)
http://www.recherche.aol.fr/aol/image?query=Hitomi%20Takahashi&invocationType=imageTab

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bchd4g8LV4&NR=1&feature=fvwp

1991: Birth of Minami Takahashi, Japanese actress and singer
http://stage48.net/wiki/index.php?title=Takahashi_Minami

1994: After only 8 months, Morihiro Hosokawa, the first no LDP Premier of Japan, resigns under allegations that he had accepted an illegal loan in 1982
http://www.nytimes.com/1994/04/11/business/cloudy-outlook-japan-hosokawa-s-resignation-could-sidetrack-modest-recovery-that.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1994-04-09/news/mn-43907_1_foreign-minister/2
http://www.c-span.org/video/?55920-1/japanese-prime-minister-resignation

2001: Unpopular Japanese Premier Yoshiro Mori resigns
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/apr/06/japan

2007: Shintaro Ishihara is for the third time reelected as governor of Tokyo
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200704/09/eng20070409_364785.html

2008: Death of Kazuo Shiraga, Japanese painter, born August 12, 1924
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/02/arts/international/art-world-rediscovers-kazuo-shiraga.html?ref=international&_r=0
http://www.artnet.com/artists/kazuo-shiraga/biography
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Kazuo+Shiraga&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwin4tymhanaAhUFWxQKHajLA1oQ_AUICigB&biw=1280&bih=603Kazuo Shiraga

 

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