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On 8 July in Japan’s history

ON 8 JULY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on July 8, 2019

1592: In the Imjin War, during the Battle of Hansando, Admiral Yi Sun-sin decisively defeats the Japanese Navy at Hasan Island
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/warsinasia/a/hansando.htm
http://www.prkorea.com/yisunsin/battle3.htm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0HkyIbWa-Y

1770: Death of Suzuki Harunobu, Japanese painter, born in 1724
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzuki_Harunobu
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Suzuki+Harunobu&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&biw=1058&bih=482&prmd=ivnso&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=_G4VTpfDIMfz-gb6lNkl&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&sqi=2&ved=0CBEQ_AUoAQ

1853: The US commodore Matthew Perry arrives at Uraga Harbor near Edo (Tokyo) and refuses to go to Nagasaki, only port opened to foreigners
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/commodore-perry-sails-into-tokyo-bay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore_Matthew_Perry

1864: The Shinsengumi sabotage the choshu-han shishi’s planned attack on Kyoto at Ikedaya, this event is known as Ikedaya Jiken
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikedaya_Jiken

1968: Birth of Akio Suyama, Japanese seiyu (vocal actor)
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=4601

1969: Birth of Sugizo, Japanese guitarist and singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugizo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnPICKw8iOc&feature=related

1972: Birth of Shosuke Tanihara, Japanese actor
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.1420.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3fboOFjzcQ

1979: Death of Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, Nobel Prize in Physics (1965), born in March 1906
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1965/tomonaga-bio.html