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On 18 February in Japan’s history

ON 18 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 18, 2019

1530: Birth of Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord who died on April 19, 1578
http://www.samurai-archives.com/kenshin.html

1908: The American ambassador to Japan is given a note by the Japanese in which they agree to restrict Japanese emigration to the US; this becomes known as the ‘Gentlemen’s Agreement’

1932: Japan proclaims Manchukuo (Manchuria) independence
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchukuo
http://www.crwflags.com/FOTW/FLAGS/cn_j_mk.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_aZWY2Pm3g&feature=related

1933: Birth of Yoko Ono, Japanese born singer, ex wife of John Lennon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoko_Ono

1938: Beginning of the bombing of Chongqing by the Japanese airplanes, up to August 23, 1943
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/34History7592.html
http://timelines.com/1938/2/18/japanese-army-begins-sustained-bombing-of-chongqing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkHUvRp9buw

1938: During the Nanking Massacre, the Nanking Safety Zone International Committee is renamed “Nanking International Rescue Committee” and the safety zone in place for refugees falls apart

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Committee_for_the_Nanking_Safety_Zone

1942: The Imperial Japanese Army begins the systematic extermination of perceived hostile elements among the Chinese in Singapore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sook_Ching
http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_40_2005-01-24.html

http://fr.slideshare.net/tysjason/japanese-occupation-16372400?related=1