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On 26 March in Japan’s history

ON 26 MARCH IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on March 26, 2019

1861: Birth of Kanzo Uchimura, Japanese writer and Christian evangelist who died on March 28, 1930
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Kanzo_Uchimura

1895: Japanese troops take the total control of the Pescadores Islands in Taiwan Strait
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pescadores_Campaign_(1895)
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/3373.html

1914: Birth of Toru Kumon, Japanese educator who died on July 25, 1995
http://kumongroup.com/eng/toru/index.html

1945: US start landing on Kerama Retto, first step before the Okinawa battle


https://todayshistorylesson.wordpress.com/2009/03/26/kerama-retto-boats-and-bombs/
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675053456_Rocky-shoreline_landing-vehicle_beach_top-of-mountains
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675053458_Rocket-launcher_smoke-rising-up_bombardment_Landing-Ship

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmasr9lhNyQ

1945: Officially end of the fighting between US and Japanese forces on Iwo-Jima after 18,000 Japanese & 6,000 Americans killed
http://www.iwojima.com/

1953: Kenji Mizoguchi’s movie “Ugetsu Monogatari” (Tales of moonlight and rain) that will win Silver Lion Award for best direction, is released in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ugetsu
http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20040509/REVIEWS08/405090301/1023
http://www.celtoslavica.de/chiaroscuro/films/ugetsu/ugetsu.html

1954: Birth of Kazuhiko Inoue, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuhiko_Inoue
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=722

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dyju0e74DwY

1963: Birth of Natsuhiko Kyogoku, Japanese writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsuhiko_Kyogoku

1979: Birth of Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiromi_Uehara

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JfKY0K_NQk

1987: Bitrh of Yui, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yui_(singer)

1990: Birth of Yuya Yagira, Japanese actor
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Yagira_Yuya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMafhH2hmLs

2007: Faced with the international criticisms, particularly in the United States, Shinzo Abe apologies, as Japanese Prime Minister for the fate of the Asian women forced to prostitution during WW2

2015: Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) has taken delivery of the Izumo, the largest Japanese military vessel to see service since World War II
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/26/asia/japan-msdf-new-helicopter-carrier/index.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11497780/Japan-receives-biggest-warship-since-Second-World-War.html