1910 – Born on the 12th of March Kagawa Prefecture, Takamatsu.
1947 – He was the second Christian to hold this office, the first having been Tetsu Katamaya.
1978 – He was a Japanese politician and Prime Minister of Japan.
– He was elected to the presidency of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).
1980 – He died on the 12th of June due to massive heart attack.