10 Nov 1928

Japan
  • Emperor Showa was officially crowned the Emperor of Japan, even though he had been the head of state since his father Emperor Taisho's passing on 25 Dec 1926. ww2dbase [Showa | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 10 Nov 1928
Emperor Showa (Hirohito) during his coronation ceremony, dressed in the robes of the high priest of State Shinto, 10 Nov 1928Enthronement ceremony of Emperor Showa, 10 Nov 1928

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