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On 5 September in Japan’s history

ON 5 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 5, 2019

1158: Nijo is enthroned as 78th emperor of Japan, up to August 3, 1165
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nijo

1165: Death of Morihito (Nijo), 78th Japanese emperor (1158-1165), born on July 31, 1143
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Nij%C5%8D

1567: Birth of Date Masamune, Japanese samurai and daimyo who will die on June 27, 1636
http://www.samurai-archives.com/masamune.html

1864: Following an initial Japanese attack on western ships, British, French and Dutch fleets attack Japan in Shimonoseki Straits
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimonoseki_Campaign

1905: In New Hampshire, USA, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by US President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the Russo-Japanese War with a Japanese victory
http://portsmouthpeacetreaty.org/

1942: In World War II, Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Milne_Bay
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_milne_bay.htm

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

1943: One of General MacArthur’s Parachute Regiment lands and size the port of Nazdab in New Guinea

1945: Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama
http://www.historynet.com/tokyo-rose-they-called-her-a-traitor.htm

2012: Japan reaches an agreement to buy the Diaoyu Islands from the family which claims ownership of them
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9523416/China-reacts-angrily-to-Japanese-plan-to-buy-disputed-islands.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20120905-japan-government-agrees-buy-disputed-islands-senkaku-diaoyu-china

2015: Death of Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress, born on June 17, 1920
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/nov/25/setsuko-hara
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/setsuko-hara-dead-japanese-screen-844006