On 24 July in Japan’s history

ON 24 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

923: Birth of Emperor Suzaku of Japan who died on August 15, 952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Suzaku

1129: Death of Shirakawa, 72nd emperor of Japan (1073-1087), born on July 7, 1053
 https://www.britannica.com/biography/Shirakawa

1592: The Japanese capture Pyongyang. Korea’s leadership had fled still further north, to the Yalu River that marks the boundary between Korea and China. There, they send urgent messages to the Ming court requesting military aid. China responded with a small force of 5,000

1875: Japan order The Ryukyu kingdom to stop paying tribute to China http://www.tofugu.com/2013/09/26/the-forgotten-dynasty-of-the-ryukyu-islands/

1886: Birth of Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese novelist, who died on July 30, 1965
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tanizaki_Junichiro
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/04/25/books/sexual-obsession-stimulated-junichiro-tanizakis-writing/#.V5PI2BEQZC9

1907: Signature of a treaty between Japan and Korea which becomes a protectorate of Japan. Known as Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty of 1907
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan-Korea_Annexation_Treaty_of_1907

1927: Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa, commits suicide at 35, born on March 1st 1892
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Ryunosuke_Akutagawa
http://asiancha.blogspot.fr/2012/02/ryunosuke-akutagawas-last-letter.html

1941: US president Roosevelt demands Japanese troops out of Indo-China

1944: US forces invade Japanese-held Tinian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinian
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675047549_United-States-troops_arillery-fire_explosions-on-island

1945: Bombing of Kure and surrounding areas by United States and British naval aircraft leading to the sinking of most of the surviving large warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Kure_(July_1945)

1964: Birth of Banana Yoshimoto, Japanese author
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_Yoshimoto

1998: Keizo Obuchi is elected chaiman of the Liberal Democratic Party and so will be the next Japan’s Prime Minister
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/138517.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/07/25/opinion/not-the-people-s-choice-in-japan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/monitoring/138569.stm

 



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