On 9 July in Japan’s history

ON 9 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 9, 2019

869: A magnitude 8.6s earthquake and subsequent tsunami strikes the area around Sendai in the northern part of Honshu, Japan
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/869_Sanriku_earthquake

1249: Birth of Kameyama, 90th Japanese emperor (1259-1274) who died on October 4, 1305
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Kameyama

1654: Birth of Reigen, 112 emperor of Japan (1663-1687) who died on September 24, 1732
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Reigen_of_Japan

1922: Death of Mori Ogai, Japanese novelist and poet, born in February 1862
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mori_%C5%8Cgai

1944: US victory in the Battle of Saipan which started on June 15

1944-07-09 US victory of Saipan
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-saipan
http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1770.html
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/07/05/national/history/battle-saipan-brutal-invasion-claimed-55000-lives/#.V4ANsREQbv9

1947: Birth of Haruomi Hosono, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haruomi_Hosono

1970: Birth of Masami Tsuda, Japanese manga author
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masami_Tsuda

1974: Birth of Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Japanese actor and Singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsuyoshi_Kusanagi
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/8017268.stm

2012: Death of Isuzu Yamada, a towering star of the Japanese screen and stage, born on February 5, 1917
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2012/jul/11/isuzu-yamada
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/9406866/Isuzu-Yamada.html

2013: The annual Japanese defence white paper adopted by the cabinet said that the disputed three islands, known as Dokdo in South Korea and Takeshim in Japan, are historically Tokyo’s land under international law
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/07/20137954039674879.html

 



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