On 15 June in Japan’s history

ON 15 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on June 15, 2019

1073: Death of Go-Sanjo, 71st emperor (1068-1073), born on September 3, 1034
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Sanj%C5%8D

1189: In Japan, Minamoto no Yoshitsune dies during the battle of Koromogawa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Yoshitsune
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Koromo_River

1763: Birth of Kobayashi Issa, Japanese haiku poet, who died on November 19, 1827
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kobayashi_Issa
http://haikuguy.com/issa/

1896: In Japan, a tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku. 27,000 are killed, with 13,000 houses destroyed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1896_Sanriku_earthquake

1926: Birth of Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist, who died on 6 May 2006
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shigeru_Kayano

Shigeru Kayano

1930: Birth of Hirayama Ikuo, Japanese painter who died on December 2, 2009
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikuo_Hirayama
http://www.peramuseum.org/Exhibition/Ikuo-Hirayama/98 
http://www.buddhistchannel.tv/index.php?id=5,4869,0,0,1,0
http://www.google.fr/search?q=hirayama+ikuo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=979&bih=446&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=EuD3TY3rM9GLhQfFl6CGDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ

1944: Beginning of the Battle of Saipan, till July 9
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/seabee.htm
http://www.battleofsaipan.com/Saipan1944.htm
https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/how-battle-saipan-ended-japanese-empire-66742?page=0%2C3

1944: First US B-29 raid against mainland Japan
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/619957
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Yawata_(June_1944)

1961: Birth of Yoshimi Iwasaki, Japanese singer/actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshimi_Iwasaki

1967: Birth of Yuji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=384

1984: Birth of Airu Shiozaki, Irish-Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Shiozaki_Airu

1988: Birth of Miku Ishida, teen idol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miku_Ishida

 

2012: Japanese police arrests Katsuya Takahashi, the final fugitive member of a religious cult that launched nerve gas attacks on Tokyo’s subway in 1995, killing 13 people and injuring thousands
http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120615-353169.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18453996

2016: For the first time since 2004, a Chinese warship enters Japanese territorial sea in East China Sea
http://thediplomat.com/2016/06/for-first-time-since-2004-chinese-warship-enters-japanese-territorial-sea-in-east-china-sea/
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/06/15/national/politics-diplomacy/chinese-naval-ship-briefly-enters-japans-territorial-waters-off-kagoshima/#.V2HKZ49OLNP

2016: Tokyo governor resigns amid allegations of lavish personal spending
https://asiancorrespondent.com/2016/06/tokyo-governor-resigns-amid-graft-allegations/

2017: Japan passes controversial anti-terror law despite protests
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/15/japan-passes-brutal-new-terror-law-which-opponents-fear-will-quash-freedoms
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201706150014.html



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