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History of Japan

Journey back in time to Japan

(Empire of Japan)

Visit Japan. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

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Fun fact: When eating after funerals, Japanese place chopsticks vertically in rice; therefore, it is considered insulting to do this in the course of eating a normal meal.

Believe it or not! Kentucky Fried Chicken is a famous Christmas dinner in Japan. It is so popular that people reserve their dinners months in advance.



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  • News 1882 - Shihan Kano of Japan developed the sport of judo.


  • 1895 - Japan
    Japan, jà-pán', called Niphon, niphon', Nippon', or Dai (di) Nippon, by the Japanese (L. Japo'nia, Fr. Japon, zhá'pöN"; Sp. Japon, Hà-pon'; Dutch,...Read MORE...


  • 1900 - Population of the Empire of Japan (not including Taiwan) - 43,847,000


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  • News  1882 - Shihan Kano of Japan developed the sport of judo.
  • 1895 - Japan
    Japan, jà-pán', called Niphon, niphon', Nippon', or Dai (di) Nippon, by the Japanese (L. Japo'nia, Fr. Japon, zhá'pöN"; Sp. Japon, Hà-pon'; Dutch,... Read MORE...

  • 1900 - Population of the Empire of Japan (not including Taiwan) - 43,847,000

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