|Dates are from the Isawa Calendar|
|Centuries:||5th century - 6th century - 7th century|
|Years:||586 587 588 - 589 - 590 591 592|
- In spring Hantei XVI becomes Emperor, following the retirement of Hantei XV.
- In summer Akodo Tsurikan, Daidoji Tojo, Shosuro Tsia, Hida Tsuneo, Miya Karuo, and Suzume Kirako, Emperor's childhood friends, are recalled as his advisors.
- An extensive overhaul of the roads in the Empire is comissioned by Hantei XVI.