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On 9 December in Japan’s history

ON 9 DECEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on December 9, 2018

1911: Birth of Ryuzo Sejima, Japanese officer then chairman of the board of directors of Asia University who died on September 4, 2007
http://ww2db.com/person_bio.php?person_id=538

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1916: Death of Natsume Soseki, Japanese novelist, born on February 9, 1867
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natsume_S%C5%8Dseki

1931: Chinese province of Rehe (Jehol) is attacked by the Japanese

1935: Opening of the Second London Naval Disarmament Conference. It resulted in the Second London Naval Treaty which was signed on March 25, 1936. Japan will leave the conference on January 15, 1936
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/naval-arms-control-1935.htm
http://disarmamentconferances.weebly.com/london-1936.html

1935: December 9th Movement, mass protest led by students in Beiping (present-day Beijing) that demands the Kuomintang government to actively resist potential Japanese aggression
http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/feature_2/Century_Beijing/Events_of_Beijing/Before_1949/t918881.htm
http://et97.com/view/119357.htm

1937: Japanese forces, under the command of Lt General Asaka Yasuhiko starts assault on the Chinese city of Nanjing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanjing
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675025184_Battle-of-Nanking_gunboat_USS-Panay

1941: The Republic of China officially declares war against Japan and also to Germany and Italy

1941: During the World War II, the US 19th Bombardment Group attacks Japanese ships off the coast of Vigan, Luzon (Philippines)

1948: In Japan, Americans renounce to a decartelization plan

1957: First Japanese ambassador to Israel

1963: Birth of Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masako,_Crown_Princess_of_Japan

1974: Takeo Miki is sworn in as 66th Japanese prime minister, after Kakuei Tanaka was obliged to resign after his implication in the Lockeed bribery scandal
http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/cabinet/66_e.html

1984: Birth of Aya Okamoto, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya_Okamoto

2003: Japanese government decides to send a 1,000 strong military contingent for the reconstuction of Irak. It is the first time since 1945 that Japan sends (non-combattant) troops in a country on war