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On 12 May in Japan’s history

ON 12 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 12, 2019

1401: Birth of Shoko, 101st emperor of Japan (1412-1428) who died on 30 August 1428
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Shoko

1981: Birth of Kentaro Sato, Japanese composer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentaro_Sato
http://www.wisemanproject.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5EY8gNUTO0

1990: Death of Chen Kenmin, Japanese chef, born on June 27, 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Kenmin

2009: Japan and Russia sign their first nuclear energy co-operation agreement during a visit to Tokyo by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The deal will enable the transfer of Japanese technology to Russia and the sale of more nuclear fuel to Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8046778.stm

2015 : The Philippines and Japan hold their first joint naval exercises in the South China Sea while Japan’s coastguard works with Vietnam as Tokyo boosts maritime ties with two nations at odds with Beijing over the disputed waterway
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/japan-philippines-hold-first-south-china-sea-naval-exercises/
http://www.manilatimes.net/philippines-japan-hold-unprecedented-naval-drills/183124/

2016: Death of Yukio Ninagawa, a world-renowned Japanese stage director known for his adaptations of Shakespeare. He was 80
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/may/12/yukio-ninagawa-shakespeare-dies-aged-80
http://www.japantoday.com/category/entertainment/view/renowned-stage-director-ninagawa-dies-at-80