Bunmei 6 (文明六年)
Timeline of 1474
- Bunmei 5/12/19 (7 Jan 1474) Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa abandons his office. He is succeeded by Ashikaga Yoshihisa.
Other Events of 1474
- Ivory tally system (Nitchô gafusei) begins between Japan and Korea.
- Ming China limits Ryukyuan tribute missions to once every two years after members of a Ryukyuan delegation in China, led by Cai Zhang (Sai Shô) kill Ming citizen Chen Erguan and his wife, burn their house, and steal their possessions.
- Ômura Sumiyoshi is defeated by the Arima clan.
Births and Deaths