|Dates are from the Isawa Calendar|
|Centuries:||6th century - 7th century - 8th century|
|Years:||606 607 608 - 609 - 610 611 612|
- The harvest fails for the third year in a row. Peasant revolts are crushed by Hida Tsuneo's forces.
- Steel Magistrates expose in the Chokai province the Phoenix aid to the worst famine-stricken provinces, which is considered a treason to the Emperor.
- The entirety of the Steel Magistrates and its leader are hanged accused of treason.
- The dowager Empress Otomo Kaoichihime and the only surviving Emperor's brother actively begin to conspire.