On 30 August in Japan’s history

ON 30 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 30, 2019

1428: Death of Shoko, 101st emperor of Japan (1412-1428), born on 12 May 1401
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1590: In Japan, Tokugawa Ieyasu captures Edo Castle
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Tokugawa_Ieyasu
http://www.japanvisitor.com/japan-city-guides/japanese-castles/edo-castle

1619: Death of Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord, born on August 21,1535
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimazu_Yoshihiro

1911: In Japan, end of the second Katsura Taro’s government
http://www.jref.com/glossary/katsura_taro.shtml

1939: Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is appointed supreme commander of the Japanese fleet                                
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Isoroku_Yamamoto

1945: In Japan, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base
http://www.fsmitha.com/review/takemae.htm

1945: Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces
http://famousdaily.com/history/hong-kong-liberate-japan-british-armed-forces.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTS9zlicQIA

1962: Japan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since the war and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NAMC_YS-11

1974: Powerful bomb explodes at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries headquarters inTokyo. 8 killed, 378 injured. Eight left-wing activists will be arrested on May 19, 1975

1983: Birth of Jun Matsumoto, Japanese singer and actor
http://www.jdorama.com/index.291.htm
http://bestuff.com/stuff/matsumoto-jun

2009: Japanese voters swept the opposition to a historic victory. Media forecasts give the DPJ 308 of the 480 seats in the lower house to the LDP’s 119, almost an exact reversal of their previous standing
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8229368.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8229988.stm

2011: Japan’s parliament elects Yoshihiko Noda as the country’s sixth prime minister in five years
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14712541
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/08/201183055115406951.html



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