On 29 August in Japan’s history

ON 29 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 29, 2019

708: Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wad%C5%8Dkaichin

1842: Japanese shogun Tokugawa Ieyoshi orders to the daimyo (governors of provinces) to supply western ships if they request for

1866: Death of Tokugawa Iemochi, 14th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, born on July 17, 1846
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Tokugawa_Iemochi

1871: Emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the Han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolition_of_the_han_system

1910: The Japan-Korean Annexation Treaty, signed on August 22, enters in force. Japan changes Korea’s name to Chosen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony
http://www.conservapedia.com/Japan_Korea_Annexation_Treaty

1910-08-29 annection

1942: The international humanitarian agency, the Red Cross, reveals that Japan has refused free passage of ships carrying food, medicine, and other necessities for American POWs held by Japan

1945: Gen MacArthur is named Supreme Commander of Allied Powers in Japan

1962: Birth of Hiroki Kikuta, Japanese composer
http://www.squareenixmusic.com/composers/kikuta/index.shtml
http://www.ocremix.org/composer/id/8/hiroki-kikuta/

1974: Birth of Kumi Tanioka, Japanese composer
http://www.rpgfan.com/features/tanioka-interview/index.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jze3vRfHzQA&feature=related

1976: Birth of Mieko Kawakami, Japanese singer and writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mieko_Kawakami
http://asianmediawiki.com/Mieko_Kawakami

2011: Japan’s governing Democratic Party (DPJ) chooses Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda as its leader, lining him up to become the country’s sixth prime minister in five years
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14705394
http://www.france24.com/en/20110829-japan-new-prime-minister-yoshihiko-noda-naoto-kan

2012: Japan and North Korea begin intergovernmental talks for the first time in four years to mainly discuss the retrieval of the remains of Japanese nationals who died in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula during the war.



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