Eishō (Muromachi period) facts for kids
Eishō (永正code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Bunki and before Daiei. The period started in February 1504 and ended in August 1521. During this time, the emperor was Go-Kashiwabara-tennō (後柏原天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Eishō era
- 1504 (Eishō 1): A great famine.
- 1508 (Eishō 5, 1st month): Ashikaga Yoshitane led troops into Kyoto.
- 21 September 1510 (Eishō 7, 18th day of the 8th month): Earthquake at Seionaikai (Latitude: 34.600/Longitude 135.400), 6.7 magnitude on the Richter Scale.
- 10 October 1510 (Eishō 7, 8th day of the 9th month): Earthquake in the Enshunada Sea (Latitude: 34.500/Longitude: 137.600), 7.0 on the Richter Scale.
- 1511 (Eishō 8, 2nd month): Yoshida Kanetomo died at the age of 77.
- 16 September 1511 (Eishō 8, 24th day of the 8th month): Battle of Funaokayama.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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