2001 in Japan

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2001
in
Japan
Decades:
See also: Other events of 2001
List of years in Japan

Events in the year 2001 in Japan.

Incumbents

Events

Junichiro Koizumi became prime minister in April.

January

February

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

March

April

June

July

July

August

September

October

December

  • 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.

Births

Deaths

References

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