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On 5 October in Japan’s history

ON 5 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 5, 2019

1412: Shoko becomes the 101st emperor of Japan upon the abdication of his father, Go-Komatsu. His actual coronation will be two years later
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Sh%C5%8Dk%C5%8D

1614: First Japanese diplomatic mission, led by Tsunenaga Hasekura,  arrives in Europe
http://www.artsales.com/ARTistory/Xavier/Hasekura.html
http://www.jref.com/articles/hasekura-tsunenaga.293/

hasekura-tsunenaga

1714: Death of Kaibara Ekken, Japanese philosopher, born on December 17, 1630
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaibara_Ekken

1929: Birth of Naoyuki Suzuki, Japanese film writer and producer, who died on November 26, 2005
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0840649/

Naoyuki Suzuki

1952: Birth of Yutaka Nakajima, Japanese actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0620073/

1964: Birth of Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiji_Fujiwara

2003: In Japan, the Liberal Party, founded in 1996, is dissolved and integrated in the Democratic Party led by Naoto Kan

2008: Death of Ken Ogata, Japanese actor, born on July 20, 1937
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Ogata

2010: Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan hold impromptu talks at the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels, in the first high-level contact between the countries since a bitter territorial dispute erupted a month ago
http://www.france24.com/en/20101005-China-Japan-resume-talks-brussels-asia-europe-summit

2014: Princess Noriko marries the eldest son of the head priest of the Izumo Taisha grand shrine in Shimane Prefecture, thereby relinquishing her Imperial status. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/10/05/national/princess-noriko-marries-son-of-izumo-taisha-priest-relinquishes-royal-status/#.VDG7r71OLTY

2017: Japanese-born Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/oct/05/kazuo-ishiguro-wins-the-nobel-prize-in-literature