1 Sep 1923
  • The first three combat legions of the Italian Blackshirts were mobilized and sent to Libya. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Mutsu transported food and medical supplies for victims of the Great Kanto Earthquake. ww2dbase [Mutsu | CPC]
Japan
  • Prince Kotohito was inside his family mansion at Odawara, Japan when the Kanto Earthquake of 1923 struck; the building suffered damage but he escaped with minimal injuries. ww2dbase [Kotohito | Odawara, Kanagawa | CPC]

1 Sep 1923 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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