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On 9 October in Japan’s history

ON 9 OCTOBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on October 9, 2019

1597: Death of Ashikaga Yoshiaki, the last shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate
http://samurai-archives.com/yoshiaki.html

1858: Treaty of Amity and Commerce between France and Japan
http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/9746512

1942: The last day of the October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal as United States Marine Corps forces withdraw back across the Matanikau River after destroying most of the Imperial Japanese Army’s 4th Infantry Regiment
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actions_along_the_Matanikau

1945: Kijuro Shidehara becomes the 44th Japanese Prime Minister up to May 1946
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24204552

Kijuro Shidehara

1947: Japanese communists collaborate with the American to make more democratic the empire political system

1950: Birth of Reichi Nakaido, Japanese rock guitarist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reichi_Nakaido

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_DYTjGalqY

1959: Death of Shirō Ishii, Japanese general and director of the biological warfare unit 731. Born on June 25, 1892
http://www.moreorless.net.au/killers/ishii.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shir%C5%8D_Ishii

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ycQiAcGjuY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HEbZYArIG8

1991: For the first time in history, a sumo wrestling tournament is organized outside Japan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/9/newsid_2536000/2536783.stm

2002: Koichi Tanaka (43), research scientist for precision equipment maker Shimadzu Corporation, wins Nobel prize. His development of methods of analyzing proteins, along with work by John Fenn of the United States and Kurt Wuethrich of Switzerland, paved the way for new drugs to tackle diseases
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2002/tanaka-facts.html
http://www.shimadzu.com/about/nobel/noblesoul/

2007: Japan’s Cabinet approved plans to extend economic sanctions against North Korea, despite the communist state’s agreement to disable its main nuclear complex by year’s end.