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On 20 October in Japan’s history

ON 20 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 20, 2019

1868: In Japan, Beginning of the Battle of Hakodate between samurai, helped by French advisors, and the imperial army
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hakodate

1887: Birth of Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, Japanese founder of a collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family, who died on April 12, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Yasuhiko_Asaka
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/asaka.html

1909: Birth of Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter, who died on October 20, 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugiyama_Yasushi
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Sugiyama+Yasushi&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=STSfTuDDBcqe-waHvNGDDQ&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBIQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

1934: Birth of Japanese empress Michiko Shoda
http://theesotericcuriosa.blogspot.fr/2011/02/behind-chrysanthemum-curtain-apparent.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empress_Michiko_of_Japan

1944: General Douglas MacArthur fulfills his promise to return to the Philippines when he commands an Allied assault on the islands, stepping ashore at Leyte, 2 1/2 years after he’d said, “I shall return.”
http://www.olive-drab.com/od_history_ww2_ops_battles_1944philippines.php
http://www.ww2incolor.com/forum/calendar.php?do=getinfo&day=2008-10-19&e=327&c=1
https://kahimyang.com/kauswagan/articles/697/today-in-philippine-history-october-20-1944-general-douglas-macarthur-landed-in-palo-leyte-to-reclaim-the-philippines-from-the-japanese

1951: Opening of talks between Japan and South Korea to solve after World War II disputes

1961: Birth of Michie Tomizawa, Japanese voice actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michie_Tomizawa
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=297

1967: Death of Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese Prime Minister (1946-1954), born on September 22, 1878
http://www.nndb.com/people/924/000111591/

1983: Birth of Takayuki Yamada, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takayuki_Yamada
http://www.jdorama.com/artiste.1357.htm

1988: Birth of Risa Niigaki, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risa_Niigaki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRzs7uE1hjw

1993: Death of Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter, born on October 20, 1909
http://www.polamuseum.or.jp/english/collection/highlights5/
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Sugiyama+Yasushi&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=MpdiUorJF8SW0AWy74HwDA&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAQ&biw=1188&bih=585

Yasushi Sugiyama