2001 in Japan

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2001
in
Japan
Decades:
See also: Other events of 2001
List of years in Japan

Events in the year 2001 in Japan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Junichiro Koizumi became prime minister in April.

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 9: The fishing boat Ehime Maru is struck by a U.S. submarine and sunk.

March[edit]

April[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 1: Princess Aiko, potential heiress to the Imperial throne, is born.
  • December 9: Television performer Masashi Tashiro is arrested for peeping in a male bath-house.
  • December 21: TIME removes Masashi Tashiro from its "Person of the Year" poll after 2channel users vote the "bad boy" performer into first place.

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Killer nurse". Medical Serial Killers. Retrieved 2008-03-21.