On 14 May in Japan’s history

ON 14 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 14, 2019

1630: Birth of Katakura Kagenaga (2nd), Japanese samurai who died on, July 9, 1681
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katakura_Kagenaga_(2nd)

1868: In Japan, during the Boshin War, end of the Battle of Utsunomiya Castle, former shoghunate forces withdraw northward to Aizu by way of Nikko
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Utsunomiya_Castle

1878: Assassination of Okubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji restoration, born on 10 August 1830
http://meijikeikanromantan.tumblr.com/post/50453823472/may-14th-1878-the-assassination-of-okubo
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/32.html

1943: Sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship Centaur off the coast of Queensland, by a Japanese submarine


https://www.awm.gov.au/articles/encyclopedia/centaur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AHS_Centaur
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1242266/Centaur-Wreck-Australian-World-War-II-hospital-ship-torpedoed-Japanese-67-years.html

1944: During Burma Campaign, British troops occupy Kohima
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kohima
https://www.burmastar.org.uk/burma-campaign/battle-histories/the-battle-of-kohima/

1945: Kamikaze-Zero strikes US aircraft carrier Entreprise during Okinawa Battle
http://www.navweaps.com/index_tech/tech-042.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Enterprise_(C

1998: Japan, main provider of aid, postpones its aid to India as a retaliation against its nuclear tests

2000: Death of a stroke of Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/747915.stm

2002: Marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, for the first time, Chinese warships call in Japan

2013: The outspoken mayor of Osaka is under fire not only from the government but from members of his own party for saying that the use of “comfort women,” some of whom were forced into prostitution, during World War II was necessary for the morale of Japanese soldiers.

http://www.voanews.com/content/china-denounces-japanese-mayors-sex-slave-comment/1660665.html

2015 : Japan’s Cabinet endorses a set of defense bills allowing the country’s military to go beyond its self-defense stance and play a greater role internationally, a plan that has split public opinion
http://www.euronews.com/2015/05/14/japan-cabinet-approves-draft-laws-to-expand-military-role/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32735359



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