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On 25 August in Japan’s history

ON 25 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 25, 2019

1894: Shibasaburo Kitasato discovers the infectious agent of the bubonic plague and publishes his findings in The Lancet
http://www.discoveriesinmedicine.com/General-Information-and-Biographies/Kitasato-Shibasaburo.html
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/8291.html

1904: Beginning of the Battle of Liaoyang (up to 3 September), the first major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, opposing 200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Liaoyang
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Battle_of_Liaoyang

1916: Birth of Saburo Sakai, Japanese ace aviator, who died on September 22, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saburo_Saka

1937: Japanese fleet blockades Chinese coast

1942: Second day of the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. A Japanese naval transport convoy headed towards Guadalcanal is turned-back by Allied air attack, losing one destroyer and one transport sunk, and one light cruiser heavily damaged

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/USN-CN-ESols/
http://blog.usni.org/2009/08/13/the-solomons-campaign-the-battle-of-the-eastern-solomons-24-25-august-1942

1950: the movie “Rashomon” by Hakira Kurosawa, that will win the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, is released in Japan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iKN2klFN1E&NR=1

1968: Birth of Takeshi Ueda, Japanese singer and composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takeshi_Ueda

1970: Death of Tachu Naito, Japanese architect, born on June 12, 1886
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tach%C5%AB_Nait%C5%8D
http://www.japan-photo.de/e-mo-j78.htm

1989: Mayumi Moriyama becomes Japan’s first female cabinet secretary
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/koizumidaijin/020930/03moriyama_e.html

1992: Birth of Miyabi Natsuyaki, Japanese singer
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Natsuyaki_Miyabi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V516Xma4w18