On 9 February in Japan’s history

ON 9 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 9, 2019

1199: Death of Minamoto no Yorimoto, founder and first shogun of the Kamatura shogunate, born in May 1147
http://www.samurai-archives.com/mny.html

1533: Birth of Shimazu Yoshihisa, a samurai who was daimyo of Satsuma province who died in March 1611
http://www.samurai-archives.com/yoshihisa.html

1856: Birth of Hara Takashi, Japanese Prime Minister from September 1918 up to his killing in November 1921
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/172.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hara_Takashi

1867: Birth of Natsume Soseki (Natsume Kinnosake), Japanese author, who died on December 9, 1916
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Natsume_Soseki
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsume_S%C5%8Dseki
http://www.poemhunter.com/natsume-s-seki/biography/

1885: The first Japanese arrives in Hawaii

1887: Birth of Tsuchida Bakusen, Japanese painter who died on June 10, 1936
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuchida_Bakusen

http://www.google.fr/search?q=Tsuchida+Bakusen&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=L0D2UtzZOuq60QW6poHQCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=650


1904: During the Russo–Japanese War, Battle of Port Arthur concludes
http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americancivilwar/p/asjohnston1.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Port_Arthur

1904: Japanese attack Russian ships and land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea. The Russian ships Variag and Korietz are deliberatory sunk to avoid capture
http://russojapanesewar.com/chemulpo.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chemulpo_Bay

1904-02-09 variag-damaged

1932: Murder of Junnosuke Inoue, Japanese minister of Finance
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portra it/e/datas/235.html

1942: After the Allied force defeat (see 4 February), Japanese troops land near Makassar, South Celebes

1943: Allied authorities declare Guadalcanal secure after Imperial Japan evacuates its remaining forces from the island, ending the Battle of Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guadalcanal

1982: Birth of Ami Suzuki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ami_Suzuki

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78yrlzTgxio

1989: Death of Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist, born in November 1928
http://tezukasite.tripod.com/bio.html
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/tezuka.htm

2001: The American submarine USS Greeneville accidently strikes and sinks the Ehime-Maru, a Japanese vessel operated by the Uwajima Fishery High School
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ehime-Maru

2014: Yoichi Masuzoe, a former health minister backed by Japan’s ruling party, wins Tokyo’s election for governor, defeating two candidates who had promised to end nuclear power
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/09/yoichi-masuzoe-pro-nuclear-wins-tokyo-gubernatorial-election
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26103296



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