Archive for March 22nd, 2012

by / on March 22, 2012 at 10:17 PM / in Famous Deaths, History Today

Famous Deaths Today: 1685 -Emperor Go-Sai of Japan.

Emperor Go-Sai (January 1, 1638 – March 22, 1685), also known as Emperor Go-Saiin was the 111th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Go-Sai’s reign spanned the years from 1654 through 1663. This 17th century sovereign was named after the 9th century Emperor Junna and go-(後), translates literally as “later;” and thus, he could have been […]

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by / on March 22, 2012 at 9:29 AM / in Famous Birthdays, History Today

Famous Birthdays Today: 1212 -Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan.

Emperor Go-Horikawa (後堀河天皇 Go-Horikawa-tennō) (March 22, 1212 – August 31, 1234) was the 86th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. This reign spanned the years from 1221 through 1232.[1] This 13th century sovereign was named after the 10th century Emperor Horikawa and go- (後), translates literally as “later;” and thus, he is sometimes called the “Later […]

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