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On 26 September in Japan’s history

ON 26 SEPTEMBER IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on September 26, 2019

1626: Death of Wakisaka Yasuharu, Japanese warrior, born in 1554
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wakisaka_Yasuharu

1940: The Japanese land on Haiphong with the consent of the German-sponsored Vichy government of France. Japanese forces occupy French Indochina and the French governor is reduced to a figurehead
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/11320976
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1913&dat=19400926&id=H7Y0AAAAIBAJ&sjid=-mkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4275,6916126&hl=fr

1946: Birth of Togo Igawa, Japanese actor
http://www.naxosaudiobooks.com/togoigawa.htm

1954: Japanese rail ferry Toya Maru sinks during a typhoon in the Tsugaru Strait, Japan killing 1,172
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toya_Maru

2006: Death of Iva Toguri D’Aquino who was convicted and later pardoned of being World War II propagandist “Tokyo Rose,” who died in Chicago at age 90, born on July 4, 1916
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2006/sep/27/secondworldwar.usa

2006: Shinzo Abe becomes the 90th premier of Japan with 339 votes on 475 at the House of representatives and 136 on 240 at the Senate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinz%C5%8D_Abe

2012: Japan’s main opposition party choses former premier Shinzo Abe as its new leader, a victory likely to see him reinstated as prime minister in next general élections this year.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19725296
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/09/2012926122535879576.html