On 9 August in Japan’s history

ON 9 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 9, 2019

1107: Death of Horikawa, 73rd emperor of Japan (1087-1107), born on August 8, 1079
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Horikawa

1933: Birth of Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese actress, talk show host, and author
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/188760.Tetsuko_Kuroyanagi

1942: Battle of Savo Island – Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the initial stages of the Battle of Guadalcanal are surprised and defeated by an Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force
http://www.microworks.net/PACIFIC/battles/savo_island.htm

1945: Soviet Union launch its offensive againt Japan in Manchuria
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=167
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_invasion_of_Manchuria

1945-08 Russes Dalian

1945: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, “Fat Man”, is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. 70,000 people are killed instantly
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/9/newsid_3580000/3580143.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/atomic-bomb-dropped-on-nagasaki

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncq_Wye43TM&hl=fr

1945: Sukarno, Hatta, and Radjiman Wediodiningrat are flown by the Japanese to Vietnam to meet with Marshal Terauchi. There they are informed of the collapse of Japanese forces, and that Japan will grant Indonesia independence on August 24

1993: After the The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan losed a 38-year hold on national leadership, Morihiro Hosokawa becomes Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1993
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morihiro_Hosokawa

1999: The Diet of Japan enacts a law establishing the Hinomaru and Kimi Ga Yo as the official national flag and national anthem
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kimi_Ga_Yo

2009: In Japan, Former Cabinet minister Yoshimi Watanabe says that he has launched a new political party called Your Party with three other former members of the Lower House  and a current member of the Upper House
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Your_Party



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