On 12 July in Japan’s history

ON 12 JULY IN JAPAN’S  HISTORY

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Updated on July 12, 2019

1394: Birth of Ashikaga Yoshinori, 6th Japanese shogun (1429-1441) of the Ashikaga shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshinori

1441: Japanese shogun Ashikaga Yoshinori is assassinated
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-yoshinori.htm 

1905: The British and Japanese renew their alliance (of January 1902) for 10 years and agree to provide mutual support if attacked by other power

1918: Japanese Imperial Navy battleship Kawachi blows up at Shunan western hongshu, killing at least 621
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Kawachi

1966: Death of D. T. Suzuki, Japanese author, translator and teacher/lecturer, born on October 18, 1870
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._T._Suzuki

1991: Hitoshi Igarashi, Japanese interpreter of the Satanic Verses is murdered https://www.nytimes.com/books/99/04/18/specials/rushdie-translator.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1991-07-13/news/mn-1822_1_satanic-verses

Hitoshi Igarashi

2013: Death of  Takako Takahashi, Japanese author, born on March 3,  1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Takahashi



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