Death of Oda NobungaIn June of 1582, Nobunga was at the temple of Honno- ji, in Kyoto, he was preparing to pacify teh western Japanese province, however one of his closest advisers, distracted him and led his army to attach on Nobunaga's position.
It is said that Nobunga either killed himself (seppuku) or ritual self - disembowelment.
Oda Nobunaga exiles the last Ashikaga shogun, YoshiakiOda Nobunaga, ended the long period of feudal wars, by unifying Japan and bringing together half of teh provinces in Japan under his rule.
Ashikaga Yoshiteru was Nobunaga's older brother, who was assassinated, after his death, Nobunaga took the Ashikaga Shogunate under his wing.
Oda Nobunaga attacks the Buddhist Enryakuji monastic complex near KyotoThe Siege of Mount Hiei, which was a battle of the Sengoku for Japan. This battle was fought between Nobunaga and the warriors, or the monasteries.
It is said that Oda killed many monks, scholars, priests and the children that lived on teh mountain during this battle
Oda Nobunaga seizes Heiankyo and is the dominant military leader in central JapanNobunga eventually took control of the capital Heiankyo (modern day Kyoto), this is where Nobunga installed Ashikaga Yoshiaki as his shogun.
Oda Nobunaga wins the Battle of OkehazamaNobunga was only 27 when he defeated Yoshimoto Imagawa's huge army of 45, 000 troops, while Nobunga was outnumbered having a very small army, tenth of Imagawa's army.
Oda Nobunaga captures and demolishes the fortress of IwakuraOda Nobunga Captures the fortress of Iwakura and relocates from the Kiyosu Castle to the Iwakura Castle in 1563
Oda Nobunaga destroys the town of KiyosuNobunga extended his domination over rival daimyo with notable success. This is when he destroyed the town of Kiyosi in 1559 and he obliterated the fortress of Iwakura.
Oda Nobunaga captures Muraki castleThe unit that Nobunga created, was send into battle and they proved decisive at the siege of Muraki castle, in 1554.
This was one of Oda Nobunga' s first victories as a young boy.
Oda Nobunaga becomes the lord of of Nagoya castle, JapanWhen Nobunga' s father dies he became the lord of the Nagoya Castle, he used this caste as his base.
Oda Nobunaga adds a specialist corps of 500 musketeers to his armyWhen Nobunga was around 15 years old, he was a commander who created a specialist corps of 500 men, this unit was sent into battle ahead of other troops.
Birth of Oda Nobunaga