On 21 August in Japan’s history

ON 21 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 21, 2019

672: Death of Kōbun, few months Japanese emperor, born in 648
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Kōbun

1192: Minamoto Yoritomo becomes Seii Tai Shogun and the de facto ruler of Japan
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Minamoto_no_Yoritomo
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Minamoto_no_Yoritomo

1535: Birth of Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord who died on February 18, 1619
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Yoshihiro

1581: Death of Sakuma Nobumori, Japanese retainer and samurai, born in 1527
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakuma_Nobumori

1856: America’s first consul to Japan, Townsend Harris, arrives in Shimoda
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsend_Harris

1942: Allied forces involved in the Guadalcanal campaign defeat an attack by Imperial Japanese Army soldiers in the Battle of the Tenaru River
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Tenaru
https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=177275

1945: General Ho Ying-chin, commander-in-chief of the Chinese Army, transmits to general Okamura Yasutsugu a memorandum on the preparation for the surrender of Japanese forces in China
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/surrender06.htm

 



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