What year is it in Heisei? Japan age finder & holiday calendar

Shōwa 17 is year 1942

People born in this year are 76 years old.

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Shōwa (昭和) was the era before Heisei (平成). It started on Dec 25th, 1926, following the death of the Emperor Taisho. You can read more on Wikipedia or keep browsing on this site with the following links.

Quick Year & Age Chart

Year Local Year Age Sexagenary Cycle Chinese Zodiac
1937Shōwa 1281ushiOx
1938Shōwa 1380toraTiger
1939Shōwa 1479uRabbit
1940Shōwa 1578tatsuDragon
1941Shōwa 1677miSnake
1942Shōwa 1776umaHorse
1943Shōwa 1875hitsujiGoat
1944Shōwa 1974saruMonkey
1945Shōwa 2073toriRooster
1946Shōwa 2172inuDog