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On 15 September in Japan’s history

ON 15 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 15, 2019

767: Birth of Saichō, Japanese Buddhist monk who died on June 26, 822
http://templesofjapan.com/Dengyo-Daishi-Saicho.html
http://www.uhpress.hawaii.edu/p-1866-9780824823719.aspx
http://www.tendai.or.jp/english/

1762: Empress Go-Sakuramachi, 117th Emperor of Japan, ascends to the throne
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node=Go-Sakuramachi

1894: Battle of Pyongyang during the first Sino-Japanese war for the control of Korea kingdom. Japan defeats China

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pyongyang
http://populargusts.blogspot.com/2006/08/dancing-girls-war-and-missionaries.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/pyongyang.htm

1926: Birth of Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director who died on May 30, 2006
http://sensesofcinema.com/2003/great-directors/imamura/
http://asiasociety.org/new-york/vengeance-shohei-imamura-film-series
 Shohei Imamura 1

1932: Signature of Japan-Manchukuo protocol. Japan officially recognizes Manchukuo
http://www.ibiblio.org/pha/policy/pre-war/320915a.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675035156_N-Muto_Mikado’s-Major-Generals_pose-for-photo_Henry-Ru-Yi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8944.html

1942: The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Wasp is torpedoed at Guadalcanal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Wasp_(CV-7)
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/03/19/us/uss-wasp-shipwreck-discovered-trnd/index.html?

1944: In first stage of Operation Stalemate in the Palau archipelo, the Battle of Peleliu begins as the United States Marine Corps’ 1st Marine Division and the United States Army’s 81st Infantry Division hit White and Orange beaches under heavy fire from Japanese infantry and artillery
http://www.militaryhistoryonline.com/wwii/peleliu/default.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Peleliu
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-Peleliu
http://worldwar2headquarters.com/HTML/museums/lvt-museum/battle-peleliu.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37wU96lB2uU

1977: Birth of Angela Aki, Japanese singer-songwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Aki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtZotUnQpz0

2012: Angry protesters stage sometimes violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in cities across China, amid escalating tensions over disputed islands in the East China Sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-19609945

2016:  Japan’s Democratic Party selects acting leader Renho as its new leader, making the 48-year-old the first woman to head the nation’s main opposition party
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2019655/half-taiwanese-renho-becomes-first-woman-lead-japans-main
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/15/japanese-opposition-party-elects-first-female-leader