Chronology of Ichiro's baseball career

Baseball Mar 22, 2019

Chronology of Ichiro's baseball career

by Jason Coskrey

Ichiro Suzuki's baseball career was the stuff of legends. He excelled in NPB as chronicled below, then burst onto the scene in the major leagues and earned the respect of his peers and fans on the other side of the Pacific. And without a doubt, ...

National Aug 8, 2016

Chronology of events in Emperor Akihito's life

Dec. 23, 1933 — Born as the eldest son of Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako, posthumously called Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun. September 1939 — World War II begins. Aug. 15, 1945 — Emperor Hirohito tells the nation over the radio that Japan has surrendered. Nov. 10, ...

National / Politics Jun 15, 2016

Masuzoe expenses scandal: a chronology

April 1979 to June 1989: Masuzoe is an assistant professor at the University of Tokyo, his alma mater. April 1999: He loses to Shintaro Ishihara in a Tokyo gubernatorial election. July 2001: Masuzoe elected to the Upper House on a Liberal Democratic Party ticket. Aug. 2007 to ...

National Dec 26, 2013

Events related to Yasukuni Shrine

Aug. 15, 1975 — Takeo Miki becomes the first sitting prime minister to visit Yasukuni Shrine on the anniversary of the end of World War II. Aug. 15, 1978 — Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda visits Yasukuni. Oct. 17, 1978 — The shrine begins honoring wartime Prime ...