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On 30 January in Japan’s history

ON 30 JANUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on January 30, 2019

1181: Death of the 80th Japanese Emperor Takakura who reigned from 1168 through 1180, born on September 20, 1161
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Takakura

1703: The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty-seven_Ronin
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=The_47_Ronin
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Oishi_Kuranosuke

1867: Death of Osahito (Komei), 121st Japanese Emperor, born on July 22, 1831
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_K%C5%8Dmei

1877: In Japan, a central governement raid against an ammunition storage in Kagashima starts the Satsuma Rebellion
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/japan/fl/The-Satsuma-Rebellion.htm?nl=1

1902: Britain and Japan sign a treaty after months of negotiating which commits each country to supporting an independent China and Korea, although it acknowledges Japan’s ‘special interest’ in Korea
http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/anglojapanesealliance1902.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/739.html

1932: Birth of Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
http://everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1443891

1942: Japanese troops land on Ambon (Moluccas). Australian forces destroy supplies to prevent them from falling into Japanese hands. Ambon city is taken within 24 hours. The Japanese start to besiege Singapore
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ambon
http://dutcheastindies.webs.com/ambon.html

1944: During the World War II, American troops land on Majuro, Marshall Islands
http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USMC/USMC-C-Marshalls/

1944-01-30 US bébarquent Marshall

1945: In the Philippines, in the Raid at Cabanatuan, one hundred twenty-six American Rangers and Filipino resistance fighters liberate over 500 Allied prisoners from the Japanese-controlled Cabanatuan POW camp
http://www.shadowspear.com/2012/03/raid-at-cabantatuan-1945/
http://olive-drab.com/od_history_ww2_stories_1945cabanatuan.php
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/01/29/opinion/lauder-great-raid-cabanatuan-pow-camp-1945/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Fzw6_b7qA

1975: Birth of Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yumi_Yoshimura

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_GZpv1Y9A0