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Japanese Date Comparison Chart
(from 1879)

The following chart may be helpful in determining the dates of historic events and older Japanese Karate books and materials. Within the relevant time period, Japanese dates are based on the reigns of its emperors (Meiji, Taisho, Showa, and Heisei).


Meiji 121879
Meiji 131880
Meiji 141881
Meiji 151882
Meiji 161883
Meiji 171884
Meiji 181885
Meiji 191886
Meiji 201887
Meiji 211888
Meiji 221889
Meiji 231890
Meiji 241891
Meiji 251892
Meiji 261893
Meiji 271894
Meiji 281895
Meiji 291896
Meiji 301897
Meiji 311898
Meiji 321899
Meiji 331900
Meiji 341901
Meiji 351902
Meiji 361903
Meiji 371904
Meiji 381905
Meiji 391906
Meiji 401907
Meiji 411908
Meiji 421909
Meiji 431910
Meiji 441911
Meiji 45 - Taisho 11912
Taisho 21913
Taisho 31914
Taisho 41915
Taisho 51916
Taisho 61917
Taisho 71918
Taisho 81919
Taisho 91920
Taisho 101921
Taisho 111922
Taisho 121923
Taisho 131924
Taisho 141925
Taisho 15 - Showa 11926
Showa 21927
Showa 31928
Showa 41929
Showa 51930
Showa 61931
Showa 71932
Showa 81933
Showa 91934
Showa 101935
Showa 111936
Showa 121937
Showa 131938
Showa 141939
Showa 151940
Showa 161941
Showa 171942
Showa 181943
Showa 191944
Showa 201945
Showa 211946
Showa 221947
Showa 231948
Showa 241949
Showa 251950
Showa 261951
Showa 271952
Showa 281953
Showa 291954
Showa 301955
Showa 311956
Showa 321957
Showa 331958
Showa 341959
Showa 351960
Showa 361961
Showa 371962
Showa 381963
Showa 391964
Showa 401965
Showa 411966
Showa 421967
Showa 431968
Showa 441969
Showa 451970
Showa 461971
Showa 471972
Showa 481973
Showa 491974
Showa 501975
Showa 511976
Showa 521977
Showa 531978
Showa 541979
Showa 551980
Showa 561981
Showa 571982
Showa 581983
Showa 591984
Showa 601985
Showa 611986
Showa 621987
Showa 631988
Showa 64 - Heisei 11989
Heisei 21990
Heisei 31991
Heisei 41992
Heisei 51993
Heisei 61994
Heisei 71995
Heisei 81996
Heisei 91997
Heisei 101998
Heisei 111999
Heisei 122000
Heisei 132001
Heisei 142002
Heisei 152003


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