Mark the Date
By: Metropolis Editors | Sep 30, 2010 | Issue: 862 | No Comments | 979 views

Oct 3

Mountaineering Day Established by the Alpine Guide Society of Japan in 1991. 10 (to) and 3 (zan) make tozan (mountaineering)

Oct 15

Mushroom Day Autumn is peak kinoko season, which led the Japan Special Forest Product Promotion Association to establish this day in 1995

Oct 19

Bargain Day Japan’s first discount sale (known as “bargain” in Japanese, natch) was held at a Tokyo clothes store on this day in 1895

Oct 28

Shorthand Day Stenography pioneer Koki Takusari delivered Japan’s first-ever class in sokki (shorthand) on this day in 1882




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