On 9 April in Japan’s history

ON 9 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 9, 2019

585 BC: Death of Japanese Emperor Jimmu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Jimmu

1874: End of the Saga Rebellion that started  on February 16, one of a number of uprisings in Kyushu against the new Meiji government of Japan by members of the former samurai-class
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saga_Rebellion

1914: Death of Empress Shoken, also known as Empress Dowager Shoken), empress consort of Emperor Meiji of Japan, born on May 9, 1849
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Sh%C5%8Dken

1937: The Kamikaze arrives at Croydon Airport in London. It is the first Japanese-built aircraft to fly to Europe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamikaze_(1937_aircraft)

1942: US commander on Bataan, capitulates to the Japanese
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/1063/today-in-philippine-history-april-9-1942-general-edward-king-was-forced-to-surrender-to-the-japanese
http://www.historynet.com/a-dreadful-step-surrender-at-luzon.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bataan

1942-04-09 Bataam surender 2

1942: Japanese Navy launches air raid on Trincomalee, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). The British aircraft carrier HMS Hermes, and Australian warship HMAS Vampire are sunk
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Ocean_raid

1942-04-09nTrincomalee hms-hermes

1964: Birth of Soyo Oka, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyo_Oka

 

1985: Birth of Yamashita Tomohisa, Japanese singer and actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomohisa_Yamashita

2001: In protest, after the Japanese government approved the publication of a new history textbook minimizing the Japanese acts of violence in Asia during WWII, Seoul call back its ambassador

2005: During two days, 20,000 demonstrate in Beijing against the reprint of a Japanese revisionist history textbook. They attack the Japanese embassy
http://www.gettyimages.fr/detail/photo-d’actualit%C3%A9/chinese-protesters-shout-slogans-during-an-anti-photo-dactualit%C3%A9/52606516
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=9&ved=0ahUKEwjRx6r7xv_LAhUJbRQKHc-SCcEQFghTMAg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdigitalcommons.macalester.edu%2Fcgi%2Fviewcontent.cgi%3Farticle%3D1352%26context%3Dmacintl&usg=AFQjCNE_tlciZZmAvgPEzN8a5Zzv_skhvg&sig2=4bFq6lqhNLWoG37wMJegDA



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