Toyota events
General events
1867
February 14
Sakichi Toyoda is born in Yamaguchi-mura, Fuchi-no-gori, Totomi-no-kuni (now Kosai City, Shizuoka Prefecture)
 
 
 
 
October
Restoration of Imperial Rule
1885
April
 
April
Patent Monopoly Ordinance of 1885 promulgated
1886
 
 
January
Karl Friedrich Benz of Germany obtains a patent on a three-wheeled automobile with gasoline engine
1890
November
Sakichi Toyoda completes the wooden Toyoda handloom and applies for a patent (Patent No. 1195)
November
Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) of Germany established
1894
June 11
Kiichiro Toyoda is born, Sakichi's first son
 
 
June
Sakichi Toyoda invents a yarn winder and applies for a patent (Patent No. 2472)
 
 
 
 
August
The First Sino-Japanese War breaks out
1895
 
 
June
World's first motor show held in France
 
 
June
World's first motor show held in France
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Sakichi Toyoda establishes Toyoda Shoten (renamed Toyoda Shokai Office in 1902)
 
 
1896
 
 
June
Henry Ford manufactures a gasoline-powered automobile in the U.S.A.
1897
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Sakichi Toyoda establishes the Toyoda Shoten Buhei-cho Plant
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Olds Motor Vehicle Company, Inc. established in the U.S.A.
1898
 
 
February
An automobile lands in Japan for the first time (French vehicle, Panhard et Levassor)
August
Sakichi Toyoda completes the Toyoda power loom


1899


February
Renault established in France
 
 
June
Fiat established in Italy
December
Igeta Shokai founded; Sakichi Toyoda appointed chief engineer
 

1903
 
 
June
Ford established in the U.S.A.
1904
 
 
February
Russo-Japanese War breaks out
 
 
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Torao Yamaba (of Okayama Prefecture) completes Yamaba's Steam Car, Japan's first automobile
1906
 
 
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Rolls-Royce established in Britain
 
 
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First ever Grand Prix held at Le Mans in France
1907
 
 
 March
Hatsudoki Seizo Co., Ltd. (now Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.) established
 
 
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Shinataro Yoshida and Komanosuke Uchiyama complete the Yoshida-shiki 'Takuri', the first gasoline-powered car to be made in Japan
1908
 
 
September
General Motors established in the U.S.A.
 
 
October
Ford Model T is launched in the U.S.A.
1909
 
 
October
Suzuki Loom Works (now Suzuki Motor Corporation) established
1910
 
 
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A.L.F.A., predecessor of Alfa Romeo, established in Italy (Alfa Romeo formed in 1914)

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