Kano, Jigoro

Portrait
Born: Oct 28, 1860 AD
Died: 1938 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: Japanese
Categories: Martial Artist


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.














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