On 8 March in Japan’s history

ON 8 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 8, 2019

1514: Birth of Amago Haruhisa, Japanese warlord who died on January 9, 1562
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amago_Haruhisa
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2721.html

1854: US Commodore Matthew Perry arrives for a second time in Japan to negotiate the opening of Japanese ports to the West

1868: Sakai Incident, 11 sailors from the French corvette Dupleix are killed by samurai
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_incident
https://samurainovelist.wordpress.com/2015/07/21/the-sakai-incident-1868/
http://netlibrary.net/articles/sakai_incident

1922: Birth of Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese soldier and Mangaka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Mizuki
http://lambiek.net/artists/m/mizuki_shigeru.htm

1932: End of the Shanghai Incident (or First Battle of Shanghai)
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=114

1942: The Dutch surrender to the Japanese forces on Java after two months of fighting
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dutch-surrender-on-java
 1942-03-06 Dutch-Pows-on-Java

1942: In Burma, Japanese troops capture Rangoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_conquest_of_Burma

1942-03-08 Japonais prennent Rangoon

1944: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville, in a battle that will last five days
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-vetscor/1624442/posts
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-Rabaul/USA-P-Rabaul-17.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/operation_cherryblossom_bougainville.html

1954: Signature of a mutual aid and mutual defense treaty between USA and Japan
http://www.learner.org/workshops/primarysources/coldwar/docs/usjapan.html
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CFEQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fjapan2.usembassy.gov%2Fpdfs%2Fwwwf-mdao-mdaa1954.pdf&ei=Dlj7VNPAI8GyU-DfgugO&usg=AFQjCNHtpz6kPYEdMJFeL6EZPDvT2_ElhQ&sig2=DUxHoAmaN69FoZUbKP6-Hg

1986: Birth of Princess Tsuguko, Japanese princess
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Tsuguko_of_Takamado

1997: Birth of Jurina Matsui, Japanese singer (AKB48, SKE48)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jurina_Matsui

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dlkxnb-2aM

2006: Fusako Shigenobu, born September 28, 1945, the founder and former leader of the now disbanded Japanese Red Army. Is sentenced to 20 years in prison
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1012780.stm
http://www.fanoos.com/society/fusako_shigenobu.html

 

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