On 13 April in Japan’s history

ON 13 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 13, 2019

1592: A force of 7,000 Japanese sailed to the port of Busan, on Korea’s southeast coast and sack  the city after a short siege

1612: Death of Sasaki Kojiro, Japanese samurai, defeated in a duel by Miyamoto Musashi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasaki_Kojir%C5%8D
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyamoto_Musashi

1735: Sakuramachi becomes the 115th emperor of Japan (up to June 9, 1747), succeeding Nakamikado (1709-1735). Born on February 1720, Died on May 28, 1750
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sakuramachi

1904: A squadron of the Russian fleet is decoyed out of Port Arthur by Japanese maneuvers, when they realize they are sailing into a trap; their battleship Petropavlovsk hits a mine and sinks, with a loss of 700 men
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_battleship_Petropavlovsk_(1894)

1904-04-13 Petropavlovsk explodes

1912: Death of Ishikawa Takuboku, Japanese author, born on February 20, 1886
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takuboku_Ishikawa
http://www.library.pref.iwate.jp/english/intro-t.html

Takuboku Ishikawa

1941: Neutrality pact is signed by Soviet Union and Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet%E2%80%93Japanese_Neutrality_Pact
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-and-ussr-sign-nonaggression-pact

1981: Death of Prince Asaka Yasuhiko, born on 2 october 1887
http://everything2.com/e2node/Asaka%2520Yasuhiko


1984: Birth of Hiro Mizushima, Japanese actor and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiro_Mizushima
http://asianfanatics.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=406321

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APJ6s0oMpak

 



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