Sapporo in History

Historical Events

  • 1972-02-03 11th Winter Olympic games opens in Sapporo, Japan (1st in Asia)
  • 1972-02-13 11th Winter Olympic games close at Sapporo, Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • 1959-12-06 Satoru Iwata, President and CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), born in Sapporo, Hokkaido (d. 2015)