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

Japanese Poetry Collection Manyoshu

A collection of Japanese poetry titled, Manyoshu (Collection of Ten Thousand Leaves) is an anthology of 4,500 poems varying from short tanka to long choka forms. Continue reading

Connie Carpenter Phinney

Connie Carpenter-Phinney (born February 26, 1957 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American retired racing cyclist and speed skater who won four medals in World Cycling Championship competitions (both road and track cycling) in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Continue reading

A woman to compete in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games

Connie Carpenter Phinney, an an American, competed as a speed skater in the 1972 Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan and also competed in the women’s individual bicycling road race event and won in the 1984 Summer Games, held in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Continue reading