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On 6 July in Japan’s history

ON 6 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 6, 2019

1017: Death of Genshin, Japanese Buddhist scholar, born in 942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genshin
http://fraughtwithperil.com/rbeck/2006/11/05/genshin-nembutsu-and-the-four-dictums/

1868: Death of Sanosuke Harada, Japanese Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840)
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Harada_Sanosuke
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harada_Sanosuke
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinsengumi

1904: Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

1943: In Solomon Island, inconclusive US-Japan naval battle of Kula Gulf
http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_kula_gulf.html
http://destroyerhistory.org/actions/kulagulf/

1943-07-06 Battle of Kula Gulf

 1944: Japanese Admiral Chuichi Nagumo shots himself at Saipan to avoid to be captured by the US soldiers, born on March 25, 1887
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=11

1986 Premier Nakasone’s Liberal Democratic Party wins Japan’s election
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_general_election,_1986
http://articles.latimes.com/1986-07-05/news/mn-20201_1_lower-house

2018: Japanese cult leader Shoko Asahara executed for Tokyo sarin attack
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20180706/p2a/00m/0na/003000c
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/05/asia/japan-aum-shinriyko-leader-executed-intl/index.html
https://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2018/jul/06/shoko-asahara-and-the-cult-behind-the-tokyo-sarin-attack-video-explainer