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On 4 January in Japan’s history

ON 4 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 4, 2019

1564: Death of Hosokawa Ujitsuna, Japanese military commander, born in 1514
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hosokawa_Ujitsuna

1848: Birth of Katsura Taro, Japanese prime minister who died on October 10, 1913
http://www.jref.com/glossary/katsura_taro.shtml
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/52.html


1868: The restoration of Imperial rule in Japan is formally proclaimed. Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu had earlier resigned his authority to the emperor, agreeing to “be the instrument for carrying out” imperial orders. The Tokugawa Shogunate ends

1945:US jeep-aircraft carrier Ommaney Bay sinks after Japanese kamikaze attack in the Sulu Sea (Philippines)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Ommaney_Bay_(CVE-79)

1945-01-04 Ommaney Bay

1953: Death of Prince Chichibu, younger brother of emperor Showa (Hirohito), born on June 25, 1902
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Chichibu

1959: Birth of Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist
http://www.assemblylanguage.com/reviews/Nara.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRIU6_oKPps

1971: Birth of Junichi Kakizaki, Japanese sculptor
http://www.kuruizaki.com/profile/e_biography.html
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2007/09/20/stage/butoh-flowers-of-life-and-decay/#.VKg4-L3LTUA

Junichi Kakizaki