Otomo no Tabito was born in the year 665 A.D. and died #onthisday August 31st 731 A.D. in history, he was a Japanese military leader and poet, he was remembered as the Father of Otomo no Yakamochi, who helped with the compilation of Man-Yoshu alongside his father.

The event in history of 720 A.D. the eruption of Hayato Rebellion in Kyushu. Otomo ordered to lead the Japanese forces and stop the rebellion. After a little over a year of fighting the imperial forces were successful and returned to the capital and with the prisoners of war.