Tenpyô 8 (天平八年)
Timeline of 736
- 736/? Members of the Tenth mission to Tang who failed to depart in 734 set sail for Japan.
- 736/5 Members of the Tenth mission to Tang arrive in Japan.
Other Events of 736
- A smallpox outbreak continues; over the course of 2-3 years (735-737), it kills perhaps as much as 1/3 of the population of the Japanese islands.