Myogi amok case
Date February 1900
Location(s) Myōgi, Japan
Killed 7
Weapon(s) Sword

In February 1900 a Japanese killed seven people at the shrine in Myōgi, Japan. The man grabbed a sword from a policeman, killed the chief priest and three attendants, and then turned against the crowd who had rushed to the scene, murdering three other people, before he himself was killed.[1][2][3][4]


  1. Crazy Jap kills six people, The News (February 23, 1900)
  2. Series of shocking murders at Yokohama, Los Angeles Times (February 23, 1900)
  3. Epidemic of Murder in Yokohama, Japan, San Francisco Call (February 23, 1900)
  4. Items of News from Japan, The Chanute Daily Tribune (February 23, 1900)

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