2007 in Japan

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2007
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See also: Other events of 2007
List of years in Japan

Events in the year 2007 in Japan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

The launch of SELENE, 14 September 2007

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 20 - A power outage strikes the central area of Nagoya.
  • February 26 - A 7.0 magnitude earthquake strikes off the southern coast of Japan's Ryukyu Island.[3]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 1 - Archaeologists discover a 2,100-year-old melon in Shiga Prefecture.[13]
  • June 21 - Japan changes the name of Iwo Jima to its original name, Iwo To, to reflect the wishes of its original inhabitants.[14]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 19 - A 32-year-old police sergeant shoots himself inside a kōban in front of Tokyo Station.

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rare shark captured on film". CNN. January 24, 2007. Archived from the original on January 26, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Japan's Yone Minagawa Oldest Person". Weird Asia News. January 30, 2007. 
  3. ^ Winter, Michael (February 26, 2010). "7.0 quake hits off Okinawa; tsunami warnings canceled". USA Today. Archived from the original on February 26, 2010. 
  4. ^ "1 dead, 162 injured in Japan quake". China Daily. March 25, 2007. 
  5. ^ Tabuchi, Hiroko (March 26, 2007). "Japan Apologizes to WWII Sex Slaves". The Washington Post. 
  6. ^ "Tokyo's governor wins third term". BBC. April 9, 2007. 
  7. ^ Ueno, Kiyori; Yamamura, Keiichi. "Japan Extends Sanctions on North Korea for Six Months". Bloomberg. Archived from the original on September 30, 2007. 
  8. ^ Nishiyama, George (April 17, 2007). "Mayor of Japanese city dies after being shot". Reuters. 
  9. ^ "Japan raid on pro-Pyongyang group". BBC. April 25, 2007. 
  10. ^ Martin, Craig (May 2, 2007). "The Case Against Revising Interpretations of the Japanese Constitution". The Asia-Pacific Journal. Japan Focus. 5 (5): 1. Retrieved May 5, 2016. 
  11. ^ Medel, Monica (May 29, 2007). "Japan's Mori wins troubled Miss Universe contest". Reuters. 
  12. ^ Kyodo News (May 29, 2007). "Political circles shocked by suicide". The Japan Times. Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  13. ^ "2,100-year-old melon dug up". The Japan Times. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  14. ^ "Japan renames island of Iwo Jima". BBC. June 21, 2007. 
  15. ^ "Japan minister quits over gaffe". BBC. July 3, 2007. 
  16. ^ "Japan swears in new defense minister". Market Watch. July 4, 2007. 
  17. ^ McLeod, Shane (July 31, 2007). "Japan's Agriculture Minister quits". ABC (AU). 
  18. ^ "World Champs day one as it happened". BBC. August 25, 2007. 
  19. ^ "Japan launches first lunar probe". BBC. September 14, 2007. 
  20. ^ Onishi, Norimitsu (September 23, 2007). "Moderate Is Chosen as Japan's Next Prime Minister". The New York Times. 
  21. ^ "Japanese probe enters lunar orbit". BBC. October 5, 2007. 
  22. ^ "Japanese whalers hunt humpbacks". BBC. November 18, 2007. 
  23. ^ Talmadge, Eric (November 27, 2007). "China Warship Makes 1st Visit to Japan". Associated Press. Archived from the original on December 11, 2007. 

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