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On 17 October in Japan’s history

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ON 17 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 17, 2019

1898: Birth of Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese violin teacher who died on January 26, 1998
http://www.internationalsuzuki.org/shinichisuzuki.htm

1904: The Russian are finaly driven back by the Japanese in the Battle of Shaho that started on October 5; both sides suffer high casualties: Japanese (16,000) and Russians (60,000)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Shaho
http://59297586.weebly.com/battle-of-shaho.html
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Battle_of_Shaho

1904-10-17 Battle of Shaho

1908: Birth of Kenji Miyamoto, Japanese communist leader who died on July 18, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenji_Miyamoto_(politician)

1936: Birth of Hiroo Kanamori, Japanese seismologist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroo_Kanamori

1968: Yasunari Kawabata becomes the first Japanese to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature
https://blog.bookstellyouwhy.com/yasunari-kawabata-winner-of-the-nobel-prize-in-literature
http://www.washburn.edu/reference/bridge24/Kawabata.html

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1988: Birth of Yuko Oshima, Japanese singer and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuko_Oshima
http://www.sbs.com.au/popasia/blog/2014/06/10/akb48-member-oshima-yuko-graduates

2012: Death of Kōji Wakamatsu, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter, born on April 1, 1936
http://www.screendaily.com/japanese-director-koji-wakamatsu-dead-at-76/5047904.article
http://www.bfi.org.uk/news/obituary-wakamatsu-koji