Nagoya in History

Historical Events

  • 1936-04-29 1st pro baseball game in Japan is played Nagoya defeats Daitokyo, 8-5
  • 1953-09-27 Typhoon destroys one third of Nagoya, Japan
  • 1985-01-13 23rd Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats USA in Nagoya Japan (2-1)
  • 1988-03-25 "Les Miserables" opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya, Japan
  • 1994-02-22 "Les Miserables" opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya
  • 1994-04-26 Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • 1898-10-17 Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method), born in Nagoya, Japan (d. 1998)
  • 1939-09-06 Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1956-05-03 Akio Toyoda, Japanese president of Toyota Motor Corporation, born in Nagoya, Japan

President of Toyota Motor Corporation Akio Toyoda
President of Toyota Motor Corporation
Akio Toyoda