Gangyō facts for kids
Events of the Gangyō era
- 20 January 877 (Gangyō 1, 3rd day of the 1st month): Yōzei was formally enthroned at age 8.
- 877 (Gangyō 1, 2nd month): Ambassadors from Korea arrived in the Izumo province; but they were turned back.
- 877 (Gangyō 1, 6th month): There was a great drought; and sacrifices were made at the temples of Hachiman, Kamo and other temples in Ise province. Eventually, it rained.
- 32 December 878 (Gangyō 2, 4th day of the 12th month): Former-Emperor Seiwa died at age 31.
- 4 March 884 (Gangyō 8, 4th day of the 2nd month): In the 8th year of Yōzei's reign, the emperor was deposed; and the succession (senso) was received by the third son of former Emperor Ninmyō.
- 23 March, 884 (Gangyō 8, 23rd day of the 2nd month): Kōkō accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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