Kobe in History

Historical Events

  • 1184-03-18 Battle of Ichi-no-Tani near Kobe, Japan
  • 1945-03-19 US Task Force 58 attacks ships near Kobe/Kure
  • 1995-01-12 Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe Japan
  • 1995-01-17 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe, Japan and kills 5,372

Famous Birthdays

  • 1888-07-10 Toyohiko Kagawa, Christian social reformer, born in Kobe, Japan

Famous Weddings

  • 2007-02-17 Japanese actress Noria Fujiwara weds comedian Tomonori at Jinnai Ikuta Shrine in Kobe, Japan