On 14 August in Japan’s history

ON 14 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 14, 2019

1183: Taira no Munemori and the Taira clan take the young Emperor Antoku and the three sacred treasures and flee to western Japan to escape pursuit by the Minamoto clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taira_no_Munemori

1204: Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (1002-1203)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoriie

1281: During Kublai Khan’s 2nd Invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan

1297: Birth of Emperor Hanazono, 95th Japanese Emperor (1308-1318) who died on December 2, 1348
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Hanazono

1573: Death of Saito Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord, born in 1548
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Saito_Tatsuoki

 

1885: Japan’s first patent is issued to the inventor of a rust-proof paint

1900: In Beijing, the legation compound, besieged by the Boxer is freed by an international force including Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-Nation_Alliance

1937: Chinese Air Force Day: The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when 6 Imperial Japanese Mitsubishi G3M bombers are shot down by the Nationalist Chinese Air Force while raiding Chinese air bases

1945: In the afternoon, Japan’s surrender is made public
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japans-surrender-made-public

1945: By several agreements signed in Moscow, Soviet Union and China seal their Union against Japan and solve some question in Manchuria

1947: Birth of Jiro Taniguchi, Japanese mangaka
http://lambiek.net/artists/t/taniguchi.htm

1965: Ratification by the South Korea National Assembly of the treaty signed with Japan on June 22

1979: Birth of Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoichiro_Morikawa

2010: The lawmakers, from eight European right-wing parties, pay homage at Yasukuni shrine and joined a Shinto ritual at the shrine’s main sanctuary, as part of a series of events to mark the 65th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/08/201081414738993868.html

2015 : Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, express « profound grief » for the « immeasurable damage and suffering » the nation’s military caused before and during the Second World War, but emphasises that future generations should not have to keep saying sorry
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11802967/Japan-PM-expresses-Second-World-War-remorse-but-says-next-generation-need-not-apologise.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/08/14/asia/japan-wwii-abe-apology/index.html

http://japan.kantei.go.jp/97_abe/statement/201508/0814statement.html



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