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On 4 April in Japan’s history

ON 4 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 4, 2019

1884: Birth of Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese naval commander, mastermind of the Pearl Habor attack who was killed when his plane was shot down on 18 April 1943
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=1
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/yamamoto-isoroku-japans-mastermind-of-the-pearl-harbor-attack-is-born

1944 : The Battle of Kohima, a turning point in the Second World War that halted Japan’s advance into Asia, starts. Sometimes called the “Stalingrad of the East”, it ended on 22 June 1944 with the defeat and retreat of Japanese forces
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kohima
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4-april-1944-the-battle-of-kohima-started

1946: Birth of Katsuaki Sato, Japanese martial artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katsuaki_Sat%C5%8D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VjselWmpJI

1957: Birth of Nobuyoshi Kuwano, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobuyoshi_Kuwano

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJaA33gVcJQ

2007: Nobel Prize laureate Kenzaburo Oe, condemns the government decision to withdraw from the school history books any references to the imposed suicides in Okinawa before the US landing in 1945