Tag Archives: On May 23 in Japanese history

On 23 May in Japan’s history

ON 23 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on May 23, 2019

1523: Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, 10th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate, born on September 9, 1466
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Ashikaga_Yoshitane

1592: Beginning of the invasion of Korea by the Japanese

1895: Some pro-Qing proclaim the short lived Republic of Formosa after the Shimonoseki Treaty giving the Island to Japan (up to October 1895)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa

1944: Chinese counter offensive against the Japanese at Hunan front

2014: US President Barack Obama assures Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty
http://-www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27116863