Shōchō facts for kids
Shōchō (正長code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōei and before Eikyō. This period started in April 1428 and ended in September 1429. During this time, the emperors were Shōkō-tennō (称光天皇code: ja is deprecated ) and Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Shōchō era
- 3 February 1428 (Shōchō 1, 18th day of the 1st month): Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimochi died at the age of 43.
- 30 August 1428 (Shōchō 1, 20th day of the 7th month): Emperor Shōkō died at he age of 27.
- 8 September 1428 (Shōchō 1, 29th day of the 7th month): Emperor Go-Hanazono is established on the throne at age 10.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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