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On 3 October in Japan’s history

ON 3 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 3, 2019

1804: Birth of Townsend Harris, 1st U.S. Consul to Japan who died in 1878
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsend_Harris

1899: Birth of the Yamaguchi Kayo, Japanese painter, who died on March 3, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kayo_Yamaguchi
http://www.momak.go.jp/English/exhibitionArchive/2012/395.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Yamaguchi+Kayo&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&prmd=imvns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=2QJrUNu8GoG2hQfszIC4Bw&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1140&bih=519

Yamaguchi kayo

1938: Birth of Michiko Hamamura, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1062344/

1943: Japanese organize “Giyugun” (local defense forces) for Sumatra and Java. The force for Java is called PETA (Pembela Tanah Air)

1943-10-03 Fondation PETA

1956: Birth of Toshihiro Hirano, Japanese film director
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0386185/

1957: Birth of Tomoko Hoshino, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0395981/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7CVw-GP0hI

1969: Birth of Japanese musician Tetsuya Ogawa
http://everything2.com/title/Tetsuya+Ogawa

1973: Birth of Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
http://www.keikoagena.com/bio/
http://www.gilmoregirls.org/keiko.html


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTQg2u5IP68

1983: Birth of Hiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroki_Suzuki
http://asianmediawiki.com/Hiroki_Suzuki

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SP-KPf6CJ0

1997: In Japan, an experimental magnetically levited train, the MLX01, set a world record when it reached 279 mph on a test track (the best record will be on December 2, 2003 with 361 mph (581 km/h)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPduAYKk_6I

1999: Death of Akio Morita, co-founder of Sony Corp
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/10/04/business/akio-morita-co-founder-of-sony-and-japanese-business-leader-dies-at-78.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

2012: Chinese government ships entered territorial waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for the second straight day, Japanese coastguards said.
http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20121003-375346.html

2013: The United States and Japan agree to boost regional military surveillance amid territorial tensions with China and nuclear and missile threats from North Korea. Defense officials also welcomed Japan playing a larger role in its own national defense.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2013/10/215070.htm

2016: Japanese microbiologist Yoshinori Ohsumi wins the 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his work on cell autophagy, a process that helps the body remove unwanted proteins
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/10/03/world/japanese-microbiologist-yoshinori-ohsumi-wins-nobel-prize-in-medicine-for-autophagy-research/#.V_LLlYVOI2w
http://www.chinadailyasia.com/news/2016-10/03/content_15505130.html