1903 – Born on the 6th oh March in Tokyo, Japan.
1919 – She was engaged to the Crown Prince Hirohito.
1924 – She married then Crown Prince Hirohito.
– She became the Crown Princess of Japan.
1925 – She became empress upon Hirohito’s accession to the throne.
1971 – She performed her ceremonial duties as empress in a traditional way.
1975 – She became known as the "smiling Empress".
1988 – Her last public appearance.
1989 – She assumed the title of Empress Dowager.
– She was in failing health herself and did not attend her husband’s funeral.
2000 – She died on the 16th of June in Tokyo,Japan.
– Her final resting place is in a mausoleum near that of her late husband.