2001 in Japan

Events in the year 2001 in Japan. It corresponds to the year Heisei 13 (平成13年 or 平成十三年) in the Japanese calendar.

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2001
in
Japan

Decades:
See also:Other events of 2001
History of Japan  • Timeline  • Years

IncumbentsEdit

GovernorsEdit

EventsEdit

 
Junichiro Koizumi became prime minister in April.

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

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

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

DecemberEdit

  • 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.

The Nobel PrizeEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Akihito | Biography, Reign, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Killer nurse". Medical Serial Killers. Retrieved 2008-03-21.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ 自衛隊初の女性将官が誕生、佐伯光海将補 夫も元海将. 読売新聞 東京朝刊. 28 March 2001. p. A. 39.
  4. ^ "Obituary: Fuku Akino". The Japan Times Online. 2001-10-12. ISSN 0447-5763. Retrieved 2019-12-11.