Japanese Catholic Converts Were Martyred

There were 26 Japanese Catholic converts put to death at Nagasaki on February 5, 1596, by order of the shogun, Hideyoshi Toyotomi. Continue reading

Japanese First Used Ironclad Vessels in War

Ironclad naval vessels were first used during the invasion of Korea by the Japanese warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1592. Continue reading

Cosmo Sport 110S L1OA Coupe Had Rotary Engine

The Cosmo Sport 110S L1OA coupe was introduced in 1967 with a rotary engine Continue reading

Japan Clones Cows

Researcher Yukio Tsunoda of Kinki University in Nara, Japan cloned cow cells on December 8, 1998. Continue reading

Tokyo Displays First Computerized House

Japanese architect Ken Sakamura built the first computerized house of Nishi-Azabu Continue reading

Terrorist Airline Bomb Attack Over Japan

The first terrorist bomb attack occurred on the Pan American World Airways airliner traveling from Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on August 12, 1982. Continue reading

Nissan Motor Company Exports to USA

Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan was the first Japanese auto manufacturer to export cars to the U.S.A. in 1958. Continue reading

Sony Watchman TV

Sony KK of Japan introduced the Watchman in 1984, Continue reading

Introduction of the Dot Matrix Printer

Seiko introduced the dot-matrix printer during the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading

UN Census Reports Population Exceeding 20 Million

A 1995 UN Census reported two world locations whose population exceeded 20 million. Continue reading