Tenmon 20 (天文二十年)
Timeline of 1551
- 1551/9/1 Ôuchi Yoshitaka is overthrown by Sue Harukata and commits suicide. He is replaced by Ôtomo (Ôuchi) Yoshinaga, through whom Sue now rules the Ôuchi.
Other Events of 1551
- Francis Xavier becomes the first Westerner to visit Kyoto; later in the year, departs Japan for Goa.
Births and Deaths of 1551
- 1551/3/3 Oda Nobuhide dies.
- 1551/9/1 Ôuchi Yoshitaka commits suicide.