On April 19, 1995 more than 600 Japanese commuters were injured when a gas was released at the main station in Yokohama.
In 1972 a Japanese leftist terrorist organisation bombed a memorial it saw as a symbol of ‘imperialist aggression’.
On this day in 1974, a leftist/anarchist Japanese terrorist group bombed Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Tokyo for their support to the US in the Vietnam War.
They say practice makes perfect: this applies to terrorists too. MATSUMOTO, JAPAN — Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist and author. He is the creator of such books as The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers. In the latter he famously stated that 10,000 hours of practice really can make you an expert at anything. Anything? […]
On this day in 1972, members of the East Asia Anti-Japan Armed Front (EAAJAF) bombed the Soji-ji ossuary in Yokohama, Japan, killing a grand total of… wait for it… 0 people.
On this day in 1995, Sarin (an odourless, colourless liquid which is highly lethal) was released on the Tokyo metro killing 13 people and injured more that a thousand.
On this day in 2015 a 13-year old youth in Kawasaki, Japan, Ryota Uemura, was found stabbed to death by a riverbank.