On 1st August in Japan’s history

ON 1st AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 1, 2019

607: Ono no Imoko is dispatched as envoy to the Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese date: July 3, 607)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ono_no_Imoko

1227: Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord, born in 1179
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Shimazu_Tadahisa

1313: Birth of Japanese Emperor Kogon (1331-1333), who died on August 5 1364
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dgon

1377: Birth of Japanese 100th Emperor Go-Komatsu (1382-1412), who died on December 1, 1433
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Komatsu

1894: The First Sino-Japanese War officially erupts between Japan and China over Korea
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Sino-Japanese_War
http://sinojapanesewar.com/declaration.htm

1920: Birth of Asao Uchida, Japanese  actor, who died on September 30, 1996
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0879729/bio
http://cinemorgue.wikia.com/wiki/Asao_Uchida

1940: Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka Yosuke announces the idea of the “Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere”. The concept promotes the establishment of a bloc of self-sufficient Asian nations led by Japanese and free from Western influence
http://apjjf.org/2011/9/49/Janis-Mimura/3657/article.html

1945: Japanese city Toyama is 99,5 percent destroyed by B-29’s incendiary bombs
http://simpsonhistory.com/notes/alexjr

1945-08-01 Toyama bombing

1959: Birth of Otomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician
http://www.japanimprov.com/yotomo/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJw9az9vAf4

1963: Birth of Koichi Wakata, Japanese astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koichi_Wakata

1982: Birth of Ai Tominaga, Japanese model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Tominaga
http://nymag.com/fashion/models/atominaga/aitominaga/

1987: Birth of Rumi Hiiragi, Japanese Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumi_Hiiragi
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste_2649.htm

2014: Tokyo gives Hanoi six naval ships to counter China, officially to “maintaining peace and stability” in the region
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Tokyo-gives-Hanoi-six-naval-ships-to-counter-China-31789.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-28599397



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