December 29 ⇒Back
December 29 ⇒Back
February 8, 1567 - ◇Matsudaira Ieyasu changes his personal name to Tokugawa Ieyasu.
January 29, 1843 - ★(birth) William McKinley, 25th President of the United States.
He is shot by an assassin on September 6, 1901 and dies on September 14, 2001.
January 30, 1889 - ★(death) Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria.
It was said that the death of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria and his lover Baroness Mary Vetsera was a murder-suicide (Mayerling Incident). But the date yet indicates the Japanese Tokugawa shogunate (Revenge of the Forty-seven Ronin).
February 6, 1940 - ◆(birth) Dewi Sukarno, Japanese socialite.
She is one of the wives of the late Indonesian leader Sukarno. The day is the 1000th anniversary of the Revolt of Fujiwara no Sumitomo (February 6, 940).
February 8, 1967 - ◇Matsushiro Earthquake Center is established (Nagano, Japan).
The earthquake center is established in the Matsushiro Imperial Headquarters Site, which was a large underground bunker complex built during the Second World War. The facility was constructed so that the central organs of government of Imperial Japan could be transferred there.
The day is the 400th anniversary of Tokugawa Ieyasu's change of name (February 8, 1567).
The day is December 29, 1966 in the Japanese calendar and is also the 400th anniversary of Tokugawa Ieyasu's change of name (December 29, 1566 in the Japanese calendar).
The day is the 5,000th day anniversary of the birth of Chinese President Xi Jinping (June 1, 1953),
February 12, 2010 – ◆The 2010 Winter Olympics begin in Vancouver, Canada.
The day was the 201st anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809). The year 2010 was the pun on the 201st anniversary.
February 12, 2010 – ◆Nodar Kumaritashvili, a Georgian luger, is killed in a crash.
The accident occurs during a practice run for the 2010 Winter Olympics.