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On 26 April in Japan’s history

ON 26 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 26, 2019

1192: Death of Go-Shirakawa, 77th emperor of Japan, (1155-1158), born on 18 October 1127
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Shirakawa

1489: Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, 9th shogun (1473-1489) of the Ashikaga shogunate, born on 11 October 1465
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshihisa

1910: Birth of Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese film producer and creator of Godzilla, who died on 7 April 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomoyuki_Tanaka

1942: Colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko, Manchuria
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benxihu_Colliery

1957: Death of Gichin Funakoshi, Father of Japanese Shotokan Karatedo, born on November 10, 1868
http://www.fightingmaster.com/Masters/funakoshi/index.htm

1966: Birth of Yoshihiro Togashi, Mangaka who created YuYu Hakusho
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoshihiro_Togashi
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1608

1969: Death of Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist and founder of Aikido, born on 4 December 1883
http://www.aikidofaq.com/history/osensei.html

1994: Death of Masutatsu Oyama, founder of Japanese Kyokushin Karate, born on 27 July 1923
http://martialarts.about.com/od/martialartsbasics/p/Biography-And-Profile-Of-Mas-Oyama.htm

2001: Junichiro Koizumi is elected prime minister of Japan, the 11th  Premier in  13 years
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/1293536.stm

Koizumi espoir

2012: The U.S. and Japanese governments say that they will move about 9,000 Marines off Okinawa to other bases in the Western Pacific, in a bid to remove a persistent irritant in the relationship between the two allies.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-comes-to-agreement-with-japan-to-move-9000-marines-off-okinawa/2012/04/26/gIQA1seKkT_story.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17865198