December 17 Conspiracy Calendar

Gregorian
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  • 1600 - Tokugawa Ieyasu orders the punitive force against the Shimazu to withdraw.
  • 1878 - The Date of Kasuga Wakamiya Festival at Kasuga-taisha (Kasuga shinto shrine) is moved from November 17 to December 17.
  • 1903 - The Wright Brothers make a flight in a heavier-than-air machine.
    They make their first powered and heavier-than-air flight in the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
  • 1964 - Makoto Usami becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan.
  • 1969 - Tadashi Sasaki becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan.
  • 1974 - Teiichiro Morinaga becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan.
  • 1979 - Haruo Maekawa becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan.
  • 1984 - Satoshi Sumita becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan.
  • 1989 - Yasushi Mieno becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan.
  • 1994 - Kyoto is listed as a world heritage by the UNESCO.
  • 1994 - Yasuo Matsushita becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan.
    Matsushita is born on January 1, 1926. A month after he becomes the governor of the Bank of Japan, the Great Hanshin Earthquake occurs on January 17, 1995. But the day is December 17 in the traditional Japanese calendar. On March 20, 1995, the Bank of Japan establishes its subsidiary company, the Resolution and Collection Corporation (RCC: at first, the name of this company is "Tokyo Kyodo Bank"). On the very day, however, Aum Shinrikyo cult carries out a sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway. In addition, just two years after Matsushita's taking office, the Japanese embassy hostage crisis takes place in Peru on December 17, 1996.

    As it turns out, the Bank of Japan fails to deal with bad loans and the deflationary economy. On top of that, Matsushita is involved in a government-related scandal. In the end, he resigns as governor of the Bank of Japan on March 20, 1998. But the day is just three years after the sarin gas attack in Tokyo. Since then, the governor of the Bank of Japan takes office on March 20.
  • 1996 - The Japanese embassy hostage crisis.
    Forteen members of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) take hostage hundreds of high-level diplomats, government and military officials and business executives who are attending a party at the official residence of Japan's ambassador to Peru, Morihisha Aoki, in celebration of Emperor Akihito's 63rd birthday.
  • 2003 - Rising East Project is launched. The project promotes the construction of the new Tokyo tower with a height of more than 600 meters.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
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