On 18 April in Japan’s history

ON 18 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on 18 April 2019

1885: Japan and China sign the good will Tianjin Convention or Li-Ito Convention to avoid conflit on Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Convention_of_Tientsin

1918: Birth of Shinobu Hashimoto, Japanese screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinobu_Hashimoto
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0368074/


 1942: In the Doolittle Raid, for the first time during World War II, an air squadron from the USS Hornet raids the mainland of Japan on Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe and Nagoya
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doolittle_Raid
http://www.uss-hornet.org/history/wwii/doolittle.shtml

http://www.historyorb.com/people/jimmy-doolittle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yXzYxUC93A

1943: Japanese Navy commander Isoroku Yamamoto is killed as his plane is shot down during the Salomon Islands campaign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Isoroku_Yamamoto

1969: Birth of Japanese princess Sayako Kuroda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Sayako

1976: Birth of Fayray, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayray

1981: Birth of Mai Hoshimura, Japanese singer-songwriter and composer

http://www.jpopasia.com/celebrity/maihoshimura/

2007: Iccho Itoh, mayor of Nagasaki is assassinated. Born on August 23, 1945
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/17/world/asia/17iht-nagasaki.5.5325169.html
http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1611401,00.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zodB8VC3Tds

 



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