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On 5 August in Japan’s history

ON 5 AUGUST IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on August 5, 2019

824: Death of Heizei, Japanese emperor, born in 773
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Heizei

1364: Death of Japanese emperor Kogon (1331-1333), born on August 1, 1313
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Kogon

1874: Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in England

1882: Martial law is enacted in Japan

1905: First meeting of the Russian and Japanese peace commissioners takes place in US President Roosevelt’s home at Oyster Bay, New York

1912: Japan’s first taxicab service begins in Ginza, Tokyo

1937: Ratification by Emperor Hirohito of the proposition of the Japanese army to remove the constraints of international law on the treatment of Chinese prisoners

1944: Possibly the biggest prison breakout in history occurs as 545 Japanese POWs attempt to escape outside the town of Cowra, NSW, Australia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cowra_breakout

1952: The Treaty of Peace between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Japan, signed on 28 April, enters in force by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Taipei
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/taipei01.htm

1965: Birth of Motoi Sakuraba, Japanese composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motoi_Sakuraba

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpRrqeB4bCA

1981: Birth of Kou Shibasaki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kou_Shibasaki
http://www.generasia.com/wiki/Shibasaki_Kou

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqyEFa_0Cuc

1993: Birth of Suzuka Ohgo, Japanese actress
http://asianwiki.com/Suzuka_Ohgo
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1797214/l