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On 21 October in Japan’s history

ON 21 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 21, 2019

1392: End of the reign of Go-Kameyama, born in 1347, 99th emperor of Japan (1383-1392) who will died on May 10, 1424
https://prabook.com/web/tenno.go-kameyama/1716901
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Go-Kameyama

1500: Death of Go-Tsuchimikado 103th emperor of Japan (1464-1500), born on July 3, 1442
http://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Go-Tsuchimikado

1600: Tokugawa Ieyasu defeats the leaders of rival Japanese clans in the Battle of Sekigahara, which marks the beginning of the Tokugawa shogunate, who in effect rule Japan until the mid-nineteenth century. The last shogunate of Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sekigahara
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Battle_of_Sekigahara

1600: Death of Toda Katsushige, Japanese warlord, born in 1557
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toda_Katsushige

1675: Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan who died on January 16, 1710
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Higashiyama

1881: Ito Hirobumi is appointed to chair a government bureau in charge to write a constitution for Japan which will go into effect in 1890
http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/article-9274659/Hirobumi-Ito

1894: Birth of Rampo Edogawa, Japanese author and critic, who died on July 28, 1965
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edogawa_Ranpo
http://www.kurodahan.com/mt/e/catalog/j0020cate.html

Rampo Edogawa

1895: Japanese forces invade Taiwan and take Tainan, capital of the short-lived Republic of Formosa
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitulation_of_Tainan_(1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Formosa
http://cta.yam.org.tw/cta31.htm

1920: Beginning of the Battle of Changshanli, between Japanese and Korean, until 26
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Chingshanli

1931: The Sakurakai, a secret society in the Imperial Japanese Army, launches an abortive coup d’état attempt
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakurakai

1938: The Japanese troops take Canton (Guangzhou), in China
http://www.bunton.id.au/china40y/chap5.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675025102_Canton-Battle_gun_attack
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675025105_Canton-Capture_soldiers_march

1938-10-21 Canton burning
1944: In the first kamikaze attack, HMAS Australia is hit by a Japanese plane carrying a 200 kg (441 pound) bomb off Leyte Island, as the Battle of Leyte Gulf began
http://www.j-aircraft.com/research/rdunn/hms_aust/first_kam.htm
http://www.awm.gov.au/wartime/28/article.asp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BP3LKla583g

1959: Birth of Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/ken_watanabe/

1965: Birth of Hisashi Imai, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hisashi_Imai

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uuU2u8UPls

1970: Japan publishes its first White Paper on defense

1971: Death of Naoya Shiga, Japanese novelist, born on February 20, 1883
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiga_Naoya
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/273.html