2000 in Japan

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2000
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Japan
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See also: Other events of 2000
List of years in Japan

The following lists events that happened during 2000 in Japan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 6: Osaka gubernatorial election - Osaka's first female governor, Fusae Ohta, is elected.

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 14: Obuchi dies.[2]
  • May 15: Yoshiro Mori makes his first major gaffe, referring to Japan as a "divine nation centering on the Emperor."[3]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 1: New 500-yen coins enter circulation.

September[edit]

A torrential rain and flash flood in 2000 Nagoya flash flood
  • September 2: Miyakejima is evacuated as the eruption continues.
  • September 12: A heavy torrential rain and flash flood hit in Nagoya and suburb area, according to The Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan confirmed report, ten persons were lost to lives, 115 persons are injures.[5]
  • September 19: The Mizuho Financial Group is established, becoming Japan's first bank holding company.

October[edit]

November[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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