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1941 – Roosevelt Declares War on Japan

On This Day – 8 December 1941

One day after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour by the Japanese military the American President Franklin D. Roosevelt called for the US to declare war on Japan.

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1182 – Minamoto no Yoriie born

11 September – On this day

Minamoto no Yoriie the second shogun of Japan’s Kamakura shogunate was born in 1182. Continue reading “1182 – Minamoto no Yoriie born”

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