This Day in History Entry #295

October 1st, 2014 by Wordsman

Like a rocket ship held to the ground
For their speed these white streaks are renowned
Ride on hope or on light
But be sure the time’s right
These torpedoes do not wait around

Event: The first shinkansen (bullet train) runs from Tokyo to Osaka
Year: 1964
Learn more: Shinkansen

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  1. A Fan Says:

    I always say the first thing you should do when you visit Japan is ride the mighty Shinkansen.

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