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On 8 October in Japan’s history

1998-10-08 Kim Dae-jung

ON 8 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 8, 2019

1184: In Japan, during the Genpei War, Minamoto no Noriyori launches a new campaign in the Chugoku region with 30,000 warriors
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genpei_War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamoto_no_Noriyori
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C5%ABgoku_region

1317: Death of the 92th Japanese emperor Fushimi (1293-1298), born on 10 May 1265
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Fushimi

1895: The Korea last empress of Korea, Myeongseong (Min-bi), wife of king Gojong, raped and burned alive by a group of Korean bandits paid by the Japanese ambassador in Korea
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/southkorea/p/Queen-Min-of-Korea.htm?nl=1
http://ethlenn.blogspot.fr/2011/08/assassination-of-empress-myeongseong.html
http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2009/08/25/2009082500866.html


1904: Birth of Akiko Tamura, Japanese actress who died in 1983
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0848768/

1919: Birth of Kiichi Miyazawa, Japanese Prime minister from 1991 to 1993 and died on June 28, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiichi_Miyazawa

1930: Birth of Toru Takemitsu, Japanese composer who died on February 20, 1996
http://www.encyclopedia.com/people/literature-and-arts/music-history-composers-and-performers-biographies/toru-takemitsu
https://www.theguardian.com/music/tomserviceblog/2013/feb/11/contemporary-music-guide-toru-takemitsu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQ017iBbwSE

1941: The Battle of Changsha (September 6 – October 8, 1941) was Japan’s second attempt in taking the city of Changsha, China, the capital of Hunan Province as part of the second Sino-Japanese War
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Changsha_(1941)

1947: Birth of Toshiya Ito and Ken Teraizumi, Japanese actors
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0411763/
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Teraizumi_Ken

1987: Birth of Aya Hirano, Japanese actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aya_Hirano

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kT8W5D4SGiY

1998: In Japan Prime Minister Obuchi issue an apology to the people of South Korea for 35 years of brutal colonial rule. Pres. Kim Dae-jung accepts the written apology, the first ever issued by Japan to an individual country for its actions during WW II
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/187954.stm
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/korea/joint9810.html

1998-10-08 Kim Dae-jung

2001: In a short visit to China, Japanese PM Junichiro Koizumi apologies for the suffers endured in China during Japanese invasion

2002: Masatoshi Koshiba, from Japan, is awarded Nobel Prize in Physics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masatoshi_Koshiba
http://www.icepp.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/news/Nobel_prize_en.html

2006: New Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pays his first trip abroad to China, aiming to normalize very strained relations since five years
http://english.sina.com/china/1/2006/1008/91202.html
http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/china/joint0610.html

2006-10-08 Abe Hu

2012: Scientists from Britain and Japan shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine. John Gurdon (79) of the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge, Britain and Shinya Yamanaka (50) of Kyoto University in Japan, discovered ways to create tissue that would act like embryonic cells, without the need to harvest embryos. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2012/press.html