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On 21 November in Japan’s history

ON 21 NOVEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on November 21, 2018

1011: Death of Emperor Reizei of Japan, born on June 12, 950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Reizei
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Emperor_Reizei

1481: Death of Ikkyu Sojun, Zen head of Daitokuji temple at 87
http://buddhism.about.com/od/whoswhoinbuddhism/fl/Ikkyu-Sojun.htm
http://www.poetry-chaikhana.com/Poets/I/IkkyuSojunIk/index.html
http://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/07/the-story-of-ikkyu-founder-of-red-thread-zen-buddhism-daniel-scharpenburg/

1859: Death of Yoshida Shōin, Japanese academic and politician, born on September 20, 1830
http://www.jref.com/history/yoshida-shoin/
http://ejmas.com/tin/tinart_hillsborough_0603.html

Yoshida Shoin

1894: In a decisive victory of the Sino-Japanese war, Port Arthur, today Lüshun (Manchuria), falls to the Japanese. 20,000 servicemen and civilians are massacred
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Arthur_massacre_%28China%29
http://sinojapanesewar.com/PortArthur.htm

1933: Birth Mikijiro Hira, Japanese actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0386179/
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.2041.htm

1963: The Liberal Democratic Party, in power since 1955, wins the general elections in Japan
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Japanese_general_election,_1963

1964: Birth of Yumiko Shibata, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yumiko_Shibata

1965: Birth of Yuriko Yamaguchi, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuriko_Yamaguchi_(voice_actor)
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1072

1969: US president Richard Nixon and Japanese Premier Eisaku Sato agree on the return of Okinawa to Japanese control in 1972 and that the US will keep bases there. The official agreement will be signed on December 2

2002: Death of Japanese Prince Takamato (Norihito), born in 1954
http://joi.ito.com/weblog/2002/11/23/hih-prince-taka.html