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JAPAN TIMES GONE BY

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Feb 1, 2024
Japan Times 1924: Rescue workers toiling to save eighteen lives
Workers are in the news when, 100 years ago, miners await a rescue and, 50 years later, unified strikes take place.
A story on the front page of The Japan Times on Jan. 4, 1924, focuses on a Tokyo attempting to recover from the Great Kanto Earthquake.
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Jan 1, 2024
The Japan Times 1924: Tokyo greets 1924 in hope of better things
After a year in which the capital and its surroundings experienced a catastrophic earthquake, an article highlights the resolve of the people.
The front page of The Japan Times on Christmas Eve in 1948 carries news of high-profile executions.
JAPAN / History / Japan Times Gone By
Dec 1, 2023
1948: Tojo and six others hanged
December reports focus on some major events from Japan's past: the 1923 earthquake, World War II and the 1970s oil shock.
The front page of The Japan Times from Nov. 13, 1948, heralds the verdicts given to Japan's war criminals.
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Nov 3, 2023
Japan Times 1948: Tojo and 6 others are sentenced to hang
As sentences are handed down in 1948, two other eras deal with fallout from an earthquake and an oil shock.
American disability rights activist Helen Keller paid a visit to Japan 75 years ago this month.
JAPAN / History / Japan Times Gone By
Oct 2, 2023
Japan Times 1948: Helen Keller recounts impression of Japan tour
Kanto residents continued to come to terms with the violence following the previous month's earthquake, and Helen Keller pays a visit to Japan.
Sept. 7, 1998
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Sep 4, 2023
Japan Times 1923: Foreigners leave; destroyers are here
When a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit Kanto on Sept. 1 a century ago, The Japan Times resorted to daily bulletins before returning to normal on the 17th.
An inside page of The Japan Times from 1973 carried a story about the discovery of some old Japanese chess pieces.
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Aug 1, 2023
Japan Times 1973: 8 'oldest' shogi pieces found in castle's ruins
An ancient discovery and moments that mark the atomic bombings fill past August pages of Japan Times.
Japan Times
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Jun 30, 2023
Japan Times 1923: Youth ’fired’ for improving hotel, now he manages Tokyo Imperial!
A young upstart in 1923 shows his former employer at a hotel by rising up the ranks, while, 50 years later, a Japanese hotel opens in New York.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Jun 3, 2023
Japan Times 1923: This may be a true story, but again, it mayn’t
Some mysterious behavior from a jar of ashes 100 years ago makes the front page of The Japan Times. Then, 25 years ago, a conference believes newsprint will win out over the internet.
Japan Times
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May 5, 2023
Japan Times 1923: Many tourists ignore Japan passport rule
Stories about tourists and immigrants abound in editions of The Japan Times from 1923, 1973 and 1998.
Japan Times
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Apr 1, 2023
Japan Times 1948: Japan's movie-makers move to oust Communist elements
A time in which Communism began to be seen as a threat to a Japan emerging from the ashes of war sees the authorities turn their eyes to entertainment.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Mar 5, 2023
Japan Times 1998: Sumida most vulnerable if big temblor hits Tokyo
When there hasn"t been a big earthquake for a while, people start to worry and prepare. That seemed to be the case in 1998.
Japan Times
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Feb 3, 2023
Japan Times 1923: Doubtful news agency claims Tokyo English dailies favor cause of Japanese war office
With a change of editors at the top of The Japan Times, other publications call out a newly detected "pro military" stance from the newspaper — and the paper responds on the front page.
Japan Times
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Jan 1, 2023
Japan Times 1948: Tojo's stock rises but he is not likely to become a martyr
News at the start of the new year often focuses on holiday celebrations and feel-good stories as the front pages of 1923 and 1948 show.
Japan Times
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Dec 4, 2022
Japan Times 1997: 160 nations adopt Kyoto Protocol
Environmental concerns hit the front pages of newspapers in 1997, with the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol, and 1922, when residents tried to appease an "angry tree."
Japan Times
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Nov 7, 2022
Japan Times 1997: 15 Japanese wives arrive on visit from North Korea
Twenty-five years ago, the Japanese media became fascinated by the women who left Japan for North Korea with their husbands 40 years prior.
Japan Times
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Oct 18, 2022
Japan Times 1922: Japan women accuse men of tyranny
A women's magazine challenges the authority of Japanese men and a Japan Times writer takes issue. The exchange is an insight into the challenges Japanese women faced a century ago.
Japan Times
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Sep 1, 2022
Japan Times 1997: Japan shocked by news of Princess Diana's death
Twenty-five years ago, news of Princess Diana's death spread to Japan. Comparisons are drawn to media coverage of the Japanese royal family, and editors explain what made her popular here.
Japan Times
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Aug 7, 2022
Japan Times 1922: Heat wave still grips capital city
A heat wave brings trouble to Tokyo a century ago, while 25 years ago the city of Kyoto tries an initiative to slow down global warming.

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