On 29 July in Japan’s history

ON 29 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 29, 2019

1858: In Shimoda, signature of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce between Japan and USA, known as Harris treaty
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States-Japan_Treaty_of_Amity_and_Commerce
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Harris_Treaty
http://www.docudharma.com/diary/30463/on-this-day-in-history-july-29

1858-07-29 Harris Treaty

1894: During the Sino-Japanese war in Korea, battle of Seong Hwan
http://sinojapanesewar.com/seonghwan.htm
http://www.jacar.go.jp/english/jacarbl-fsjwar-e/main/18940729/index.html

1937: Tongzhou Incident between Chinese and Japanese. An assault on Japanese civilians and troops by East Hopei Army 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tongzhou_Incident
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?t=71169

1937: Japanese troops occupy Tientsin (Tianjin)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Beiping%E2%80%93Tianjin

1982: Death of Harold Sakata, Japanese-American actor, born on July 1, 1920
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Sakata
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0757138/bio

1996: Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto pays a visit to the Yasukuni memorial where are buried all the japanese soldiers since Meiji  era. He is the second Japanese PM to do that since Nakasone in 1985
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/prime-minister-s-visit-to-war-shrine-breaks-a-taboo-1.72101

1996-07-29 Hashimoto Yasukuni

2001: Election of 121 of the seats of the Japanese Upper House. DLP gets 64  seats, the Komeito 12 and the New Conservative Party 1

2007: For the first time since its foundation, the Japanese DLP loses the majority in the Upper House. It is a big blow for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe



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