On 10 August in Japan’s history

ON 10 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 10, 2019

1830: Birth of Okubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji restoration, who died assassinated on May 14, 1878
http://www.jref.com/history/okubo-toshimichi/
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Okubo_Toshimichi

1904: During the Russo-Japanese War, Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets, won by the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Yellow_Sea
https://www.britannica.com/event/Battle-of-the-Yellow-Sea-1904

1905: Russo-Japanese War: Russian and Japanese peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/process/

1944: During the Pacific war, American forces, who landed on July 21, defeat the last Japanese troops on Guam
https://en.wiki2.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-guam.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpBy2WHEhkg

1945: The day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan announces they would surrender. The only condition is that the status of Emperor Hirohito would remain unchanged
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-accepts-potsdam-terms-agrees-to-unconditional-surrender

1948: Death of Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian, born on December 20, 1873
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwan-Ichi_Asakawa

1981: Birth of Natsumi Abe, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsumi_Abe


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1iei_natsumi-abe-yume-naraba

1988: US President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese-Americans who were either interned or relocated by in the United States during World War II
http://www.children-of-the-camps.org/history/civilact.html

93: Birth of Yuto Nakajima, Japanese actor and singer
http://yutonakajima.blogspot.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4S57P6ws1ag

2010: Japan apologizes to South Korea on colonization: “For the enormous damage and suffering caused during this colonial rule, I would like to express once again our deep remorse and heartfelt apology,” Mr. Kan said in a statement, issued ahead of the Aug. 29 centenary of Japan’s annexation of Korea
http://edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/08/10/japan.korea.apology/index.html

2012: President Lee Myung-Bak of South Korea paid an unprecedented visit to remote islands disputed with Japan, sparking anger in Tokyo which recalled its ambassador from Seoul in protest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/08/201281081820614896.html



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