1933 in Japan
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List of years in Japan
Events from the year 1933 in Japan.
- January 1-May 31 - Defense of the Great Wall
- February 21-March 1 - Battle of Rehe
- March 2 - 1933 Sanriku earthquake. Although the earthquake itself does little damage, the associated tsunami, recorded at a height of 28.7 metres (94 ft) at Ōfunato, Iwate, caused extensive damage, destroys many homes and causes numerous casualties.
- April 1 - opening of Inariyama-kōen Station
- April 15 - opening of Moro Station and Ogose Station
- May - The 9th Far Eastern Games are held in Tokyo.
- May 31 - Tanggu Truce
- July 12 - opening of Naka-Itabashi Station
- August 1 - opening of Fujimigaoka Station, Inokashira-kōen Station, Kugayama Station, Takaido Station and Hamadayama Station
- October 10 - opening of Keisei Ueno Station
- establishment of Tokubetsu-keibi-tai (Metropolitan Police Department)
- September 18 - Hiroshi Suzuki, Olympic swimmer
- December 23 - Akihito, 125th Emperor of Japan, fifth child of Emperor Hirohito and Empress Kōjun
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- The Great Meiji Sanriku tsunami of 1896 is estimated to have generated a wave 38.2 meters high (Masayuki Nakao, "The Great Meiji Sanriku Tsunami"