Taika 6 (大化六年) / Hakuchi 1 (白雉一年)
Timeline of 650
Other Events of 650
- Emperor Gaozong of Tang takes the throne in China.
- The first era name (nengô) change takes place, after the court receives a gift of a white pheasant (a hakuchi), setting a precedent for how era names would be used by the Imperial court going forward.