On 1st July in Japan’s history

ON 1st  JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 1, 2018

1589: Death of Lady Saigō, Japanese wife of Tokugawa Ieyasu, born in 1552
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Saig%C5%8D

1859: In Japan, Hakodate, Kanagawa and Nagasaki are opened to British commerce and British subjects could travel within a range of 25 miles of each port

1943: Tokyo City merges with Tokyo Prefecture and is dissolved. Since then, no city in Japan has had the name “Tokyo” (present-day Tokyo is not officially a city)

2006: Death of former Japanese premier Ryutaro Hashimoto
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/02/world/asia/02hashimoto.html?_r=0
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2006/jul/03/guardianobituaries.japan



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