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On 26 October in Japan’s history

ON 26 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 26, 2019

1184: In Japan, Battle of Kojima in which Minamoto no Noriyori, with his cavalry attacks a Taira force fleeing by boat towards Shikoku
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kojima

1597: Battle of Myong-yang, a naval Battle of the War Imjin opposing the Japanese and Korean navy, won by Korean admiral Yi Sun-sin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Myeongnyang

1633: Death of Horio Tadaharu, Japanese warlord
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Horio_Tadaharu

1909: Assassination of Prince Hirobumi Ito by an Korean independence  militant
http://www.historycentral.com/asia/PrinceItoAssassinated.html
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=EP19091027.2.57
https://www.oldtokyo.com/prince-ito-state-funeral-1909/

Ito Hirobumi

1909-10-26 Hirobumi Ito

1919: Death of Akashi Motojiro, Japanese general, born on September 1, 1864
http://www.ndl.go.jp/portrait/e/datas/221.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akashi_Motojiro

1920: End of the Battle of Chingshanli between Japanese and  Korean
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Battle_of_Chingshanli

1927: Death of Jūkichi Yagi, Japanese poet, born on February 9, 1898
http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/13206/31/Jkichi-Yagi
http://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=J%C5%ABkichi%20Yagi

1937: During the sino-japanese war, the strong Nianziguan pass (in the Great Wall) falls to the Japanese

1940: Japan and the Netherlands issue a joint declaration that the  Indies will not be part of the “Co-Prosperity Sphere”

1942: The last U.S. carrier manufactured before America’s entry into  World War II, the Hornet, is damaged so extensively by Japanese war planes in  the Battle of Santa Cruz that it must be abandoned
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-united-states-loses-the-hornet
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Santa_Cruz_Islands

1944: After four days of furious fighting, the World War II Battle of  Leyte Gulf, the largest air-naval battle in history, ends with a decisive  American victory over the Japanese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Leyte_Gulf]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9_fvCKFyQY

1960: Death of Japanese general Toshizo Nishio, born on October 31, 1891
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshiz%C5%8D_Nishio
http://www.getty-images.com/detail/video/general-toshizo-nishio-receives-a-hero%C3%ADs-welcome-at-tokyo-news-footage/505358439

1966: Birth of  Masaharu Iwata,  Japanese composer
http://www.rpgfan.com/features/iwata-interview/index.html

1972: Birth of Miwako Kawai, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0442773/
http://www.allmovie.com/work/the-pillow-book-136354

Miwako Kawai

1974: Birth of Lisa, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LISA_(Japanese_musician,_born_1974

2001: As a reward for their help in the fight against terrorism, Tokyo leaves all the applied sanctions on India and Pakistan after their  nuclear 1998 tests