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

Year 1946 is Shōwa 21

People born in this year are 76 years old.

  • Public Holidays:

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
1941 Shōwa 16 81 mi Snake
1942 Shōwa 17 80 uma Horse
1943 Shōwa 18 79 hitsuji Goat
1944 Shōwa 19 78 saru Monkey
1945 Shōwa 20 77 tori Rooster
1946 Shōwa 21 76 inu Dog
1947 Shōwa 22 75 i Pig
1948 Shōwa 23 74 ne Rat
1949 Shōwa 24 73 ushi Ox
1950 Shōwa 25 72 tora Tiger