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On 27 January in Japan’s history

ON 27 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 27, 2019

1490: Death of Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (1449-1473), born in January 1435
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashikaga_Yoshimasa
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/15/national/history/fifteenth-century-shogun-ashikaga-yoshimasa-impotent-indifferent/#.WIovqeR-sdI

Ashikaga Yoshimasa

1827: Birth of Nakahama Manjiro, Japanese translator, who died on November 12 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nakahama_Manjir%C5%8D
http://www.call4all.us/data/manjiro.html

1837: Birth of Tomioka Tessai, Japanese painter who died on December 31, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tomioka_Tessai
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/299.html?cat=98
http://www.google.fr/search?q=tomioka+tessai+paintings&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=GyjlUp7wJevs0gWD4oDYDg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

1848: Birth of Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral, who died on May 30, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C5%8Dg%C5%8D_Heihachir%C5%8D

1868: The Battle of Toba starts the Boshin War (up to May 1869)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Toba-Fushimi
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Toba-Fushimi

1869: Boshin War: Tokugawa rebels establish the Ezo Republic in Hokkaidō
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ezo
http://passingstrangeness.wordpress.com/2009/01/28/the-republic-of-ezo/

1885: Birth of Maeda Seison, Japanese painter who died in October 1977
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maeda_Seison
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Maeda+Seison&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=Y1chT8-hIJKBhQe5-PT9BA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&ved=0ahUKEwjv3_2Lq8jKAhVCPRQKHbY6CqQQFghCMAc&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.yamatane-museum.jp%2Fenglish%2Fdoc%2Foutline150627.pdf&usg=AFQjCNG1nbdRruj69zUnR_M-kHQopTK09A&sig2=JsEi_DYx_yBpY_-ENLKzfA

Maeda Seison3

1954: Birth of Joko Ninomiya, Japanese martial artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C5%8Dk%C5%8D_Ninomiya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB98DTmzpzM

1983: The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world’s longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido, breaks through
http://web-japan.org/atlas/architecture/arc02.html