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Kano, Jigoro

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1938 AD
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1860 – Born in Mikage, Japan on the 28th of October.

1874 – He was sent to a private school run by Europeans, to improve his English and German skills.

1879 – On the 5th of August, Kano participated in a jujutsu demonstration given for former United States president Ulysses S. Grant.

1881 – Kano started college in Tokyo during June.

1882 – Kano established the martial art school that would.

1888 – On the 18th of April, Kano and Reverend Thomas Lindsay presented a lecture called "Jiujitsu: The Old Samurai Art of Fighting without Weapons" to the Asiatic Society of Japan.

1891 – In January, Kano was appointed to a position at the Ministry of Education.

1892 – Kano went to Shanghai to establish a program that allowed Chinese students to study in Japan.

1898 – In January, Kano was appointed director of primary education at the Ministry of Education.

1899 – In August, Kano received a grant that allowed him to study overseas.

         – His ship left Yokohama on the 13th of September, and he arrived in Marseilles on October 15.

1892 – Kano went to Shanghai to establish a program that allowed Chinese students to study in Japan.

1920 – He retired from this position on the 16th of January.

1930 – Kano was also a member of the the International Olympic Committee for Japan.

1938 – Died on the 4th of May.