The day is the 1,600th anniversary of Japan's oldest earthquake "Ingyo Earthquake".
The day is the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Kingdom of Hejaz.
The day is the 10,000th day anniversary of Emperor Hirohito's state funeral.
The day is the 10th anniversary of the birth of Prince Hisahito of Akishino.
The day is the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Education.
Prince Hisahito is the son of Kiko, Princess Akishino and Prince Akishino.