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On 11 May in Japan’s history

ON 11 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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 Updated on May 11, 2019

1571: Birth of Niwa Nagashige, Japanese warlord, died on 1st April 1637
https://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Niwa_Nagashige
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niwa_Nagashige

1891: in the Otsu Incident, Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich of Imperial Russia (late Nicholas II) is critically injured on his head by the sword attack by a Japanese policeman Tsuda Sanzo
http://repository.upenn.edu/dissertations/AAI8922607/
http://www.thefullwiki.org/Otsu_Incident

1940: Death of Chujiro Hayashi, Japanese Reiki Master, born on September 15, 1880
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chujiro_Hayashi

1942: Japanese troops conquer Kalewa (Burma)

1945: US marines conquer Awatsha Draw in Okinawa (Japan), but the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill, is hit by two kamikazes, killing 346 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the U.S. under her own power
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Bunker_Hill_(CV-17)

1948: Birth of Shigeru Izumiya, Japanese folk musician
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Izumiya_Shigeru

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nqh2xtTQ_Q

1963: Birth of Masotoshi Hamada, Japanese comedian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masatoshi_Hamada
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.51.htm

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

1985: Birth of Sifow, Japanese singer and business woman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sifow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fr7sjFt8GX8

2009: Ichiro Ozawa, head of the Democratic Party of Japan, tells he had decided to resign because he does not want the scandal involving one of his aides to cloud the elections, which must be held by Sept. 10
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8043226.stm