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Japan Discovers Uninhabited Islands

1885

First Sino-Japanese War

08/01/1894 - 04/17/1895

Japanese Ownership of the Senkaku Islands

1895 - 1945

Japan Officially Claims the Senkaku Islands

1895

US Control of the Islands

1945 - 1972

Chinese/Taiwanese Claim to Islands

1971 - 2014

ECAFE Discovers Potential Oil Reserves near Senkaku Islands

1971

Japanese Control of the Senkaku Islands

1972 - 2014

Japan Purchases 3 Islands from Private Owner

09/03/2012