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On 3 August in Japan’s history

ON 3 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 3, 2019

1635: The third of the Tokugawa shoguns, Iemitsu, establishes the system of alternate attendance (sankin kotai) by which the feudal daimyo; are required to spend one year at Edo Castle in Tokyo and one year back home at their feudal manor, while their families remained in Tokyo as virtual political hostages
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Iemitsu

1783: Mount Asama erupts in Japan, killing 35,000 people
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Asama#Tenmei_eruption

1944: Allied troops under Lt-Gen Joseph Stilwell take Myitkyina, Burma
http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=143
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/spielberg-documentary-examines-wwiis-groundbreaking-filmmakers-new-netflix.html
http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/M/y/Myitkyina.htm

1944-08-03 Prise de Myitkyina

1959: Birth of Koichi Tanaka, Japanese scientist, Chemistry Nobel laureate in 2002
https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/2002/tanaka/biographical/

1993: Birth of Yurina Kumai, Japanese singer
http://helloproject.wikia.com/wiki/Kumai_Yurina?action=edit&section=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtfJv_VZoD8

2016: North Korea fires ballistic missile into Japan waters for first time
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/north-korea-fires-ballistic-missile-report http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36961395
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36961395