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On 21 June in Japan’s history

ON 21 JUNE IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on June 21, 2019

1582: Daimo Oda Nobugana, who almost unified Japan, his forced to suicide in hands of his General Akechi Mitsuhide, In what is known as the Incident at Honno-ji
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incident_at_Honn%C5%8D-ji

1730: Birth of Motoori Norinaga, the most famous scholar of the Edo period, who died on November 5, 1801
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Motoori_Norinaga
http://www.norinagakinenkan.com/norinaga/shiryo/about.html

1900: Boxer Rebellion. China formally declares war on the United States, Britain, Germany, France and Japan, as an edict issued from the Dowager Empress Cixi.

1942: A Japanese submarine surfaces near the Columbia River in Oregon, firing 17 shells at nearly Fort Stevens in one of only a handful of attack by the Japanese against the US mainland

1944 : Japanese troops conquer Changsha China
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1368&dat=19440621&id=XkMxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=LQ4EAAAAIBAJ&pg=5366,4056562&hl=fr
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changsha_(1944)

1944-06-21 Fall of  Changsha

1945: The Battle of Okinawa ends when the organized resistance of Imperial Japanese Army forces collapses in the Mabuni area on the southern tip of the main island
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/21/newsid_3564000/3564489.stm

http://www.shmoop.com/wwii-home-front/iwo-jima-okinawa-battle.html
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jun21.html

1952: Birth of Koichi Kashimo, Japanese anime director
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=372

1957: USA announces the withdrawal of its occupation forces from Japan

1997: Death of Shintaro Katsu, Japanese actor, born in November 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shintaro_Katsu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZEYJn5UiYo

1997: Death of Toshio Okumura, actor, singer, producer and director, born on November 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shintaro_Katsu

2011: Japan and the US agree to drop a 2014 deadline to move a controversial US airbase on the island of Okinawa. Officials from both nations said the Futenma airbase, near the provincial capital of Naha, would be moved “at the earliest possible date after 2014”
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13865346