In the year AD 239...

  • The Shaman-Queen Pimiko, ruler of the land of "Yamatai" in what is now Japan, sends emmisaries to the Kindom of Wei in what is now China.
  • According to chronicles, the Chinese kindom of Wu sends an expeditionary force to lay claim to Taiwan, although it is questionable whether the Chinese actually reach Taiwan itself or merely one of the smaller islands nearby.
  • An attempted invasion by the Goths into Lower Moesia is repelled by its governor, Menophilus.

These people were born in 239:

These people died in 239:

  • Cao Rui, aka Emperor Ming-di of the Kingdom of Wei


238 - 239 - 240

3rd century



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