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On 27 July in Japan’s history

ON 27 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 27, 2019

1280: Sogen Mugaku, founder of Engakuji temple arrives in Japan from China
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mugaku_Sogen
http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3103.html

Sogen Mugaku

1549: Jesuit priest Francis Xavier’s ship reached Japan, but it is only until August 15 that he went ashore at Kagoshima
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06233b.htm

1709: Nakamikado ascends to throne as 114th emperor of Japan (1709-1735), born on 14 January 1702, died on 10 May 1737
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nakamikado

1853: Death of Tokugawa Ieyoshi, 12st shogun  (1837-1853) of the Tokugawa shogunate, born in June 1793
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Ieyoshi

1854: Birth of Takahashi Korekiyo, Japanese politician, 20th Prime Minister of Japan, assassinated on February 26, 1936
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takahashi_Korekiyo
https://www.lib.city.minato.tokyo.jp/yukari/e/man-detail.cgi?id=57

1905: Visiting US Secretary of State W.H Taft agree with Japanese Prime Minister Katsura to let Japan have free rein in Korea in return for Japan’s non-interference with the US in the Philippines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taft%E2%80%93Katsura_agreement
https://books.google.fr/books?id=dorpBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA61&lpg=PA61&dq=US+Secretary+of+State+W.H+Taft+secret+agreement+with+Japanese+Prime+Minister+Katsura&source=bl&ots=rFd8m5E_Dv&sig=AcbXEnhuOLMj700cskzCnRCLWec&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CDcQ6AEwA2oVChMI2tPd6_v9xgIVTAUsCh1scwzw#v=onepage&q=US%20Secretary%20of%20State%20W.H%20Taft%20secret%20agreement%20with%20Japanese%20Prime%20Minister%20Katsura&f=false

1923: Birth of Masutatsu Oyama, founder of Japanese Kyokushin Karate, who died on 26 April 1994
http://www.fightingmaster.com/Masters/oyama/index.htm
http://martialarts.about.com/od/martialartsbasics/p/Biography-And-Profile-Of-Mas-Oyama.htm


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

1941: Japanese troops occupy Southern French Indo-China

1941-07-27 JapanTake Saigon

1972: Birth of Takako Fuji, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takako_Fuji

1976: Former Japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka is arrested on suspicion of violating foreign exchange and foreign trade laws in connection with the Lockheed bribery scandals
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_bribery_scandals
http://www.rcrinc.com/tanaka/index.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dawHIUnPZ0E

2001: “Spirited Away”, a Japanese anime movie by Hayo Miyazaki, that will win the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival, is released in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirited_Away