Tenji 8 (天智八年)
Timeline of 669
- 669/10/15 Nakatomi no Kamatari is granted the name Fujiwara, along with the highest cap rank, the kabane title Ason, and the post of Naidaijin.
Other Events of 669
- Wa sends a mission to Tang China; this will be the last one for over 30 years, the next mission not being sent until 702.
- The Yamashina-dera is established in Kyoto; the temple will later (in 710) be moved to Nara and renamed Kôfuku-ji.
Births and Deaths
- 669/10/16 Fujiwara no Kamatari dies (b. 614).