Timeline of Ancient Japan

Timeline of Ancient Japan
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Japanese conquer Manchuria
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   10,000 BC Upper Paleolithic known as the Jomon Era 
     
  300 BC The Yayoi period heralding new technologies and skills, many obtained from China 
     
  0 AD:Shintoism becomes the national religion ( Japan adopts the Gregorian calendar in 1873 ) 
     
  250250-260 Founding of the Great Shrine of Ise 
     
  500Japan adopts the Chinese alphabet 
     
  552Introduction of Buddhism into Japan 
     
  645Kotoku became the emperor of Japan 
     
  749Shomu's daughter Koken, becomes empress 
     
  794The Heian era - the Capital of Japan moved to Heian-kyo 
     
  838The Japanese emperor forbids contacts with China 
     
  1100sThe Taira and the Minamoto fought for control of Japan 
     
  1180sThe Minamoto clan obtained controlled of the country
1181: Great famine kills hundreds of thousands of people
 
     
  1192Yoritomo was given the title Shogun and led the government which became known as a Shogunate 
     
  1274Kublai Khan and the Mongols try to invade Japan but are repelled by "kamikaze" 
     
  1330The Ashikaga clan seized power 
     
  1467Civil war erupts in Japan which is split among feudal lords (daimyo) 
     
  1549Saint Francis Xavier, a Portuguese missionary, arrived in Japan. The Portuguese were the most successful Europeans in initiating major trade agreements with the Japanese 
     
  1603Tokugawa leyasu was given the title of Shogun by the emperor. This title was held by the dynasty for 265 years 
     
  1614Ieyasu bans Christianity from Japan 
     
  1630sThe Japanese broke ties with all foreigners for the next two hundred years 
     
  1707Mount Fuji erupts 
     
  1854The Japanese agree to open two ports to the United States for trade 
     
  1868The Meiji Emperor announced the official return of the imperial power and was declared a divine ruler 
     
  18731873: Japan grants religious freedom and adopts the Gregorian calendar 
     
  1895The Japanese conquer Taiwan 
     
  1910Japan conquers Korea 
     
  19141914 - 1918 World War I - Japan declared war on Germany 
     
  1931Japanese conquer Manchuria 
     
  1936Japanese sign a anti-communist pact with Germany and Italy 
     
  1940Japan entered World War 2 by occupying the northern part of French Indochina 
     
  19417 December: Japanese attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii 
     
  194418 July: The government headed by Prime Minister Tojo collapsed 
     
  1945August: The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
2 September 1945 Japan officially surrendered and World War II ended.
 
     
Timeline of Ancient Japan

Timeline of Ancient Japan
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