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Japan Dates

  • Period: 400 to

    Japan Dates Timeline

  • 552

    Buddhism is introduced into Japan

    Buddhism was imported to Japan from China and Korea in the form of a present from the friendly Korean kingdom of Kudara
  • Sep 10, 710

    The Nara Period

    This period was in 710 to 794. This time was when the japnesse desided to elect a major to run the town.
  • Aug 29, 794

    The Heian Period

    The place we all call Kyoto was first called Heian in 794 to 1185.
  • May 8, 1180

    The Genpei Wars

    The Genpei War happand in 1180 to 1185 it was a conflict between the Taira and Minamoto clans during the Heian period of Japan.
  • Apr 1, 1192

    Minamoto no Yoritomo becomes Shogun

    Minamoto no Yoritomo became Shogun at the age of 12 in 1192. He was the Shogun in till 1199 when they thort maybe a more muter Shogun was reqided.
  • Dec 24, 1274

    Mongol attacks on Japan

    Mongol atted Japan in 1274 and did not finsh intill 7 years later in 1281. even thowe the fight lasted for 7 years the Mongol's did not win.
  • Jul 27, 1543

    Portuguese merchants first arrive in Japan

    2 Portuguese people were passengers on a Chinese ship that landed at Tanegashima Island. The Portuguese were keen to start tradeing there tobacco, sweet potatoes, clocks and other things
  • May 31, 1573

    The golden age of castle construction

    The golden age of castle construction started in 1573 and ended on 1615. This time was when lords and Shoguns started getting better castles because the leant more about biulding and set up