10 Important Events In History Of Japan


6th august 1945 was a black day in history of Japan as the city Hiroshima was bombarded with a sturdy atomic bomb named little boy which claimed more than 80000 lives. The country was soaked in death. Three days after Nagasaki was stormed with another potent atomic bomb named fat man that rocked the entire nation claiming 40, 000 lives.

The orders of the nuclear attack were promulgated by US president harry Truman. The nuclear attack turned out to be so dreadful that people were losing their life even after the attack because of poisonous radiation that were continuously emanating from nuclear bomb.

The agony and distress of Japanese people were immeasurable. Death had a tryst with them but in a horrible and painful manner not the one which is peaceful.


Also called as Tokyo trials the international military tribunal for east was summoned up 29 April 1946 to fabricate three types of war crimes for Japanese empire. People who advocated or instigated war or were suspicious of being involved in machination plots were descended into class A crime.

Those who were involved in heinous crime against humanity were allocated to class B. The authorities at higher who fall flat to prevent misdemeanor were awarded class C category crime.


The constitution of Japan was put into effect from 3rd may 1947 under the American possession. The constitution rendered universal suffrage, wiped out Emperor Hirohito and expunged the japanese’ prerogative to make war. The constitution was framed under the superintendence of Douglas Macarthur.

The most renowned section of the constitution was article 9 which called for no war. Although no war article was drafted by American officials but soon it became one of the biggest encumbrance to American as Japan became its ally and engaged itself in cold war.


Japan had been an emancipated country since beginning. After World War 2 debacle Japan was captured by U.S forces for a breviloquent time. On 1ST January 1952 America emancipated Japan from its clutches after which Japan got an official declaration of being an independent country.

Japan became liberal except an ingredient of it named Okinawa Island rested in the hands of U.S till 1972. Otherwise Japan was never under the sheer control of any country.


Japan joined hands with united nation in 1956 with an aim to promote peace and augment the harmonious relation between two countries. From 1956 onward Japan has been conducting umpteen of international cooperation programmes with U.N.

Japan has been exuberant about becoming a part of U.N peacekeeping activities and also expedited its officials to become an ingredient of U.N peacekeeping activities.


One of the auspicious and jubilation moment for Japan was when it got opportunity to host 1964 summer Olympics an international sport event in Tokyo that took place from 10 to 24th October. South Africa was forbidden from taking part in Tokyo Olympics due its discrimination policy.

Syncom 3, a technologically advanced geostationary satellite was availed to broadcast the Olympic Games for the first time in history of Olympics to U.S. Two sports named judo and women’s volleyball were conferred by Japan two Olympics.

Tokyo Olympiad a historic documentary film centered around Tokyo Olympic was directed by kon Ichikawa.


The trilateral commission was unlocked in July 1973 with an intention to proliferate harmonial cooperation among North America, Japan and Western Europe. The first meeting of trilateral commission was convened in Tokyo in 1973.
The commissioned was fabricated to enhance communication among business delegates due to reciprocated world economy. The trilateral commissioned earned tons and tons of flakes for storming the national sovereignty.


One of the most imperative battle in the history of Japan is battle of sekigahara which took place on 21 October 1600.The battlefield is stationed on the extremity of Shiga and Gifu prefecture. The battle was fought between tokugawa ieyasu and ishida mitsunari.

Both the sides were crammed with more than 80,000 soldiers making it one of the biggest battles in history of Japan.

The culmination of battle resulted in the debacle of toyotomi clan and advancement of tokugawa clan. It is also known tenka wakeme no sekigahara.


The deadly battle was fought on 27 -28 may 1905 between Russia and Japan also known as battle tsushima strait in which Russia kissed the dust after being thrashed away by Japan.

It was the 1st imperative battle in the 20TH century in japan .Only 10 of 45 advanced battleship fleets of Russia could be escorted safely.

One of the devastating debacle faced by Russia led to Russian revolution in 1905 and declared japan as highly advanced world power focusing on sprawling its territory.


The treaty was signed in 1853 between japan and U.S removing the impediments of trade lock permitting U.S merchants ships to sail to Japanese port to sell out the goods manufactured by western countries abroad for making lucrative profits. Japan was compelled to sign the treaty by western powers.

In 1854 another treat was signed between U.S and japan opening trade routes for both the countries. Plethora of foreign currency stormed into japan dysfunctioning japan’s monetary system.