Exploring History
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Exploring History

Old map of Japan. (Public domain)

The Legendary Emperor Who Founded Japan

This day in history

On February 11th, Japan celebrates National Foundation Day commemorating the creation of their nation. Many nations have days that celebrate important events, mark significant dates or celebrate independence but very few countries celebrate a foundation day. That is because, for the vast majority of humanity, nations come and go, land exchanges hands, people…

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