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On 4 May in Japan’s history

ON 4 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 4, 2019

1869: In Japan, beginning of the naval Battle of Hakodate, up to May 10
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Hakodate

1918: Birth of Kakuei Tanaka, Japanese Prime Minister, who died on 16 December 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakuei_Tanaka
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4212.html

1938: Death of Jigoro Kano, founder of Kodokan judo, born on October 28, 1860
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kano_Jigoro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1YLcINgAqE

1942: The Battle of Coral Sea begins by the attack by an US aircraft carrier on Japanese naval forces on Tugali Island which have been taken the day before
http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/battle-of-coral-sea
https://www.warhistoryonline.com/history/battle-coral-sea.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qj-bAJgwej4

1954: A trade agreement is signed between China and Japan

1974: An all-female Japanese team reaches the summit of Manaslu, becoming the first women to climb an 8,000-meter peak
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manaslu