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On 29 April in Japan’s history

ON 29 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on April 29, 2019

1901: Birth of Japanese emperor Hirohito, who died on on January 7, 1989
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/hirohito_emperor.shtml

1942: Japanese troops march into Lashio (Burma), cutting off Burma Road
http://www.worldwar2history.info/Burma/Road.html

1946: Former prime minister of Japan Hideki Tojo and 28 former leaders are indicted for war crimes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Military_Tribunal_for_the_Far_East
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/international-military-tribunal-indicts-hideki

1951: In Japan, victory of the conservatives in local élections

1961: Birth of Fumihiko Tachiki, Japanese seiyu
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0846192/
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/people.php?id=1465

1978: Death of Yasuda Yukihiko, Japanese painter, born on February 16, 1884
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yukihiko_Yasuda
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Yasuda+Yukihiko&hl=fr&rlz=1G1ACAW_FRFR414&tbm=isch&prmd=ivnso&source=lnms&ei=l9G5TaqgMoTo4wbf_pnmDw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CCgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1093&bih=538

 1983: Birth of Yuriko Shiratori, Japanese gravure idol and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuriko_Shirator

2007: Japanese Supreme Court rejects the request of forced Chinese workers during the Japanese occupation, arguing that by 1972 Sino-Japanese treaty, individuals are denied to look for compensation from Japan

 

Holidays and observances

Shiwa Day, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period