Young Japanese military officers attempt to stage a coup against the government.
The day is February 4 in the Japanese calendar and is the Koki 660th anniversary of the Surrender of Song China (February 4, 1276).
The coup was obviously a parody ridiculing the Chinese shameful history.
In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes.
He is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Macedonian flag is similar to the ensign of the Imperial Japanese Army. The Macedonian flag was adopted on 5 October 1995. The day was Takashi Sasakawa's 60th birthday. He is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. More importantly, he is the second son of Ryoichi Sasakawa, who was a Japanese businessman, politician and philanthropist. He was accused but acquitted of being a Class A war criminal after World War II.
The Meiji government outlaws public meetings in order to disrupt the Freedom and People's Rights Movement by enacting the law.
All 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczynski are killed.