On 16 July in Japan’s history

ON 16 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 16, 2019

1324: Death of Go-Uda, 91st emperor of Japan (1274-1287), born on December 1267
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Uda

1863: Battle of Shimonoseki Straits a naval engagement by a warship of the US Navy, the USS Wyoming, against the powerful feudal Japanese warlord or daimyo Lord Mori Takachika of the Choshu clan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_battle_of_Shimonoseki
http://www.maritimeprofessional.com/blogs/post/battle-of-the-shimonoseki-straits-13595

1863-07-16 Battle of Shimonoseki Strait

1894: The British Treaty of commerce and navigation, or Treaty of Aoki-Kimberley, is signed in London
http://www.kyotodreamtrips.com/historical-events-today-1894-treaty-of-aoki-kimberley-signed-between-japan-and-england/

1936: Birth of Yasuo Fukuda, Japanese Prime Minister from September 2007 to September 2008
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7006285.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuo_Fukuda

1999: Hiromi Yanagihara, Japanese singer, dies in a car accident. She was born on October 19, 1979
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61082031

2015 : Japan’s House of Representatives approves of a package of 11 security bills that would allow its Self-Defense Forces to assist its allies abroad, even if there is no direct threat to Japan, for the first time since the end of World War II
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33546465
http://www.euronews.com/2015/07/16/japan-lawmakers-approve-contentious-bills-to-bolster-military-presence-abroad/
http://english.chinamil.com.cn/news-channels/today-headlines/2015-07/17/content_6589202.htm

 



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