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On 8 May in Japan’s history

ON 8 MAY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on May 8, 2019

1895: The Treaty of Shimonoseki imposed to China by Japan, signed on 17 April 1985 enters into force by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Chefoo
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm

1929: Birth of Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-born actress who died on 28 August 2007
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0880855/

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

1942: The Battle of the Coral Sea comes to an end with Japanese Imperial Navy aircraft carrier aircraft attacking and sinking the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS Lexington. The battle marks the first time in the naval history that two enemy fleets fight without visual contact between warring ships
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/CoralSea/May.8th.html
http://www.pacificwar.org.au/Battle_Coral_Sea.html

1972: Death of Japanese painter Ito Shinsui, born on 4 February 1898
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%C5%8D_Shinsui
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Ito+Shinsui&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=sQioT4rcKcak0QXmz8zUDA&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ&biw=1192&bih=543

1973: Birth of Hiromu Arakawa, Japanese artist
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=17621
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiromu_Arakawa

2013: People’s Daily publishes a call for a review of Japan’s sovereignty over the island of Okinawa, home to major US bases, with the Asian powers already embroiled in a territorial row