Eiroku facts for kids
Eiroku (永禄code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kōji and before Genki. This period started in February 1558 and ended in April 1570. During this time, the emperor was Ōgimachi-tennō (正親町天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Eiroku era
- 1560 (Eiroku 3, 1st month): Ōgimachi was formally established as emperor.
- 12 June 1560 (Eiroku 3, 19th day of the 5th month): at the Battle of Okehazama, the forces of Imagawa Yoshimoto were defeated by Oda Nobunaga.
- 1564 (Eiroku 7): Nobunaga took control of Inabayama Castle (稲葉山城code: ja is deprecated , Inabayama-jō), also known as Gifu Castle.
- 1567 (Eiroku 10): Todai-ji burned in battle led by Matsunaga Hisahide.
- 1568 (Eiroku 11): Oda Nobunaga gives land in Heian-kyō for building a Christian church which was first called Eiroku-ji then called Namban-ji.
- 1568 (Eiroku 11, 2nd month): Ashikaga Yoshihide became shogun.
- 1568 (Eiroku 11, 9th month): Shogun Yoshihide died from disease.
- 1569 (Eiroku 12): First Christian church opened in Nagasaki.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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