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

Shōwa 49 is year 1974

People born in this year are 45 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
1969 Shōwa 44 50 tori Rooster
1970 Shōwa 45 49 inu Dog
1971 Shōwa 46 48 i Pig
1972 Shōwa 47 47 ne Rat
1973 Shōwa 48 46 ushi Ox
1974 Shōwa 49 45 tora Tiger
1975 Shōwa 50 44 u Rabbit
1976 Shōwa 51 43 tatsu Dragon
1977 Shōwa 52 42 mi Snake
1978 Shōwa 53 41 uma Horse