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On 7 May in Japan’s history

1875-05-07  St Petersbourg

ON 7 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 7, 2019

1615: Death of Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai, born in 1567
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Sanada_Yukimura

1592: Battle of Okpo, the first battle won by Koran Admiral Yi Sun-sin against the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Okpo

1817: Japanese Emperor Kokaku (from 16 December 1779) abdicates in favor of his son Emperor Ninko (crowned on 31 October)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dkaku

1875: Treaty of Saint Petersburg between the Empire of Japan and Empire of Russia. Its terms stipulated that Japan give claims to Sakhalin island in exchange for undisputed sovereignty of all the Kuril islands up to the Kamchatka peninsula, ratified on August 22
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Saint_Petersburg_(1875)

1875-05-07  St Petersbourg

1911: Birth of Ishiro Honda, Japanese film director who died on February 28, 1993
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2017/11/18/books/ishihiro-honda-master-behind-godzilla/#.Wu_y-kxuI2w
http://www.scifijapan.com/articles/2008/11/05/english-language-version-of-the-official-ishiro-honda-website-launches-today/

ishiro honda

1915: The Japanese government, following revision of the 21 demands to China on 26 April, sends a final demand requiring agreement of the demands; the following day the Chinese government, aware of its inability to wage war against Japan, will reluctantly agreed to Japan’s demands
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/21demands.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-One_Demands#Japanese_ultimatum

1942: During the Battle of the Coral Sea, US Navy Lexington and Yorktown aircraft attack and sink the Japanese light aircraft carrier Shōhō, the first Japanese aicraft carrier to be sunk
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aircraft_carrier_Sh%C5%8Dh%C5%8D
http://www.webcitation.org/query?url= 

1946: In Japan, Telecommunications Engineering (later Sony) is founded with about 20 employers

1951: Soviet Union asks the United States that only the countries which was on war with Japan, could participate to the peace treaty. Request non accepted by the USA 

2006: Death of Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, born on March 18, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machiko_Soga

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSoMBUmMkF8

2018: In Japan, new opposition Democratic Party for the People formed
https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20180508/p2a/00m/0na/014000c