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20 Nov 2017
Space Race Timeline
Atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
New Japanese constitution is enacted.
Women in Japan are given the right to vote.
Beginning of a 'hinoe uma' (bad omen) year, where the birth rate dropped to 1.55 from 2.16 the preceding year.
The percentage of people over 65 exceeded 10 percent.
Percentage of children (0-14) drops below 30%.
Life expectancy exceeds 65 ('elderly').
Treaty of San Francisco is signed; end of Allied occupation of Japan.
The Asian Development Bank is founded, a key point in Japan-Asia relations.
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