1493 - Takeda Nobutora, father of Takeda Shingen, is born.
1519 - Takeda Nobutora establishes his headquarters in Fuchu.
1521 - Takeda Nobutora defeats Fukushima Ujikatsu, and Imagawa general, at the Battle of Iidagawara and soon afterwards learns of the birth of his first son - the future Takeda Shingen, who is given the childhood name 'Katsuchiyo'.
1524 - November 23 - Takeda Nobutora makes peace with Hôjô Ujitsuna.
1535 - Takeda Shingen has his coming of age ceremony, and is given the name 'Harunobu' - the 'Haru' coming from the Shôgun, Ashikaga Yoshiharu.
1541 - July - Takeda Harunobu (Shingen) seizes power in Kai from his father, Nobutora. Nobutora is taken in by Imagawa Yoshimoto.
1542 - April - Takeda Harunobu (Shingen) defeats an allied army of Shinano warlords at Sezawa in Shinano and begins a campaign into southern Shinano.
1544 - November - Takeda Harunobu (Shingen) defeats Fujisawa Yorichika at Ina-Matsushima in Shinano Province.
1545 - April 20 - Takeda Harunobu (Shingen) seiges Fujizawa Yorichika's main castle, Fukuyo, in Ina district.
1546 - March - Takeda Harunobu (Shingen) attacks Murakami Yoshikiyo's Toishi castle in Shinano, but is defeated at Uenohara.
1548 - September - Takeda Harunobu (Shingen) suffers a defeat at the hands of Murakami Yoshikiyo in the first Japanese battle in which guns are employed (in this case, by the Murakami and of Chinese manufacture).
1553 - September - Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin confront each other for the first time in the 1st Battle of in Shinano province - also known as the Battle of Fuse.
1555 - July 19 - Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin fight the second battle of Kawanakajima, also known as the Battle of the Saigawa.
1559 - Takeda Shingen's conquest of Shinano is largely completed.
1561 - October - Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin fight the inconclusive 4th Battle of Kawanakajima, the greatest of their contests. 1563 - Uesugi Norikatsu is defeated by Takeda Shingen and Hôjô Ujiyasu at Musashi-Matsuyama in Musashi province.
1564 - September - Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen fight the 5th and final Battle of Kawanakajima.
1565 - Takeda Yoshinobu conspires against his father Shingen in Kai but is discovered and later made to commit suicide.
1568 - The Takeda and Imagawa clans begin fighting.
1569 - June 23 - Takeda Shingen promotes Anayama Nobukimi to the rank of general.
1570 - January - Takeda Shingen leads an army into Suruga Province.
1571 - Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin face each other for the last time at the Tone River in Kozuke.
1572 - January - Takeda Shingen and the Hôjô make peace; the latter breaks off relations with the Uesugi.
1573 - January 6 - Takeda Shingen defeats Tokugawa Ieyasu at the Battle of Mikatagahara.
1574 - March - Takeda Katsuyori captures Taketenjin Castle in Tôtômi from Tokugawa Ieyasu.
1575 - June 28 - Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu defeat Takeda Katsuyori at the Battle of Nagashino. 10,000 Takeda warriors are slain.
1579 - October - The Takeda and Hôjô confront one another near Numzu Castle in Suruga Province
1580 - April - The Takeda and Hôjô fight the land/sea Battle of Omosu.
1581 - Tokugawa Ieyasu recaptures Taketenjin Castle in Tôtômi from Takeda Katsuyori.
1582 - May - Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu invade Kai and Shinano - Takeda Katsuyori commits suicide.