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On 19 September In Japan’s history

Hiroshi Yoshida

ON 19 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 19, 2019

1339: Death of Japanese Emperor Go-Daigo (1318-133), born on November 26, 1288
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?GRid=7797927&page=gr

1876: Birth of Japanese painter Hiroshi Yoshida who died on April 15, 1050
http://www.hanga.com/bio.cfm?ID=1
http://www.artelino.com/articles/hiroshi_yoshida.asp
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Hiroshi+Yoshida&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=jFB2TvmfAYPT4QSzpuWIDQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=643Hiroshi Yoshida

1902: Death of Masaoka Shiki, Japanese author, poet, literary critic, and journalist in Meiji period Japan. His real name was Masaoka Tsunenori. Born on September 17, 1867
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masaoka_Shiki

1908: Birth of Tatsuo Shimabuku, founder of Isshinryu Karate who died on May 30, 1975 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimabuku_Tatsuo
http://www.fightingarts.com/reading/article.php?id=172

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXPM4k1W3eA

1926: Birth of Masatoshi Koshiba, Japanese physicist, Physics Nobel Prize laureate 2002
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2002/koshiba-facts.html
http://www.jspsusa.org/FORUM2003/bio.koshiba.htm

1931: Following the Mukden Incident (September 18), Japanese Kwantung Army takes Mukden and starts to invade Manchuria
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_Manchuria

1970: Birth of Takanori Nishikawa, Japanese pop/rock singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takanori_Nishikawa

1990: Birth of Saki Fukuda, Japanese actress
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Fukuda_Saki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tirraX_TvY0

1995: The commander of American forces in Japan and the US ambassador apology for the rape of a schoolgirl committed by three US servicemen

2010: China suspends high-level exchanges with Japan and promises tough countermeasures after a Japanese court extended the detention of a Chinese trawler captain who collided with two Japanese coastguard ships
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11363024

2013: Hiroshi Yamauchi, the man who ran Nintendo for more than 50 years, overseeing the creation of Super Mario, Donkey Kong and Zelda, has died aged 85.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/video-games/nintendo/10320028/Nintendos-Hiroshi-Yamauchi-dies-aged-85.html
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/sep/19/hiroshi-yamauchi

2014: Former Japanese premier Hoshiro Mori brings a letter from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to South Korean President Park Geun-hye during a visit to Seoul as Tokyo seeks a thaw in frosty ties
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20140919000872

2015: Japan’s upper chamber of Parliament approves controversial bills allowing the country’s military to engage in overseas combat in limited circumstances — a major shift after seven decades of pacifism
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/09/18/asia/japan-military-constitution/index.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/09/japan-passes-law-allowing-troops-fight-150918125944422.html

On 18 September in Japan’s history

ON 18 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 18, 2019

1598: Death of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Japanese warlord, born February 2, 1536
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/profilesofasianleaders/tp/hideyoshitimelines.htm
http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html

1931: Mukden (Shenyang) Incident or Manchurian Incident provoked by the Japanese, pretext for invading Manchuria
http://www.ndl.go.jp/modern/e/cha4/description01.html
http://www.slideshare.net/jcrowder/the-manchurian-incident

1945: General MacArthur moves his command to Tokyo as he prepares for his new role as archictect of democratic Japan

1946: Birth of Akira Kamiya, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akira_Kamiya

1949: Birth of Sokyu Fujita, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0297842/
http://asianwiki.com/Sokyu_Fujita

1954: Birth of Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut
https://prabook.com/web/takao.doi/1371792

1973: Birth of Ami Onuki, Japanese singer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ami_Onuki

 

Holidays and observances

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On 17 September in Japan’s history

ON 17 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 17, 2019

1192: Birth of Minamoto no Sanetomo, Japanese shogun who was assassinated on February 13, 1219
http://everything2.com/?node_id=691877

1786: Death of Tokugawa Ieharu, 10th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate (1760-1786), born on June 20, 1737
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieharu

1867: Birth of Shiki Masaoka, Japanese poet who died on September 19, 1902
http://www.poemhunter.com/masaoki-shiki/biography/

1894: Battle of Yalu River, the largest naval engagement in the first Sino-Japan war
http://www.naval-encyclopedia.com/battles/battle-of-yalu-1894
http://sinojapanesewar.com/yalu.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/9014.html

1939: Beginning of the Battle of Changsha, up to October 6, 1939) the first attempt by Japan to take the city of Changsha, China, during the second Sino-Japanese War
http://totallyhistory.com/battle-of-changsha-1939/

2002: Junichiro Koizumi is the first Japanese head of government to go to Pyongyang. North Korea admits the kidnapping of Japanese in the 70s and 80s
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/n_korea/pmv0209/index.html

2005: After its failure in the September 13 election, the Democratic Party of Japan elects Seiji Maehara as its new leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seiji_Maehara

2010: Prime Minister Naoto Kan keeps to his “anti-Ozawa” principle as he reshuffles the Cabinet, awarding key positions to Diet members who have kept their distance from former DPJ Secretary General Ichiro Ozawa

2010: Japan says China has shipped drilling equipment to a disputed gas field in the East China Sea, fuelling diplomatic tensions between the Asian giants. China has previously refrained from unilateral drilling at Japan’s request
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-11340220

2012: Major electronics firms Panasonic and Canon have temporarily suspend production at factories in China after a territorial dispute triggered violent anti-Japanese protests
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-19620114
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-japan/japan-brandname-firms-shut-china-plants-after-protest-violence-idUSBRE88F00H20120917