Bunmei 9 (文明九年)
Timeline of 1477
- 1477/4/13 Ôta Dôkan attacks Toshima Yasutsune at Hiratsuka castle.
- 1477/4/14 Toshima Yasutsune receives reinforcements from Shakujii castle and Nerima castle, but is defeated by Ôta Dôkan's forces and flees.
- 1477/4/18 Ôta Dôkan seeks to meet with Toshima Yasutsune to negotiate a peace, but is met with an attack. Toshima is defeated and flees to Hiratsuka; Shakujii castle falls.
Other Events of 1477
- A number of Korean sailors are cast ashore on Yonaguni Island. They are rescued by the local islanders, and brought to seven other nearby islands, on the way to Okinawa.
- Ônin War comes to an end.
- Shô Shin ascends to the throne of the Kingdom of Ryûkyû.
- The Kankaimon and Kyûkeimon gates of Shuri castle are built.
- A tally trade mission, consisting of three ships, and co-sponsored by the Ashikaga shogunate and the temples Sôkoku-ji and Shoman-in, arrives in China.
Births and Deaths
- Ôuchi Yoshioki is born.
- Toshima Yasuaki is killed in battle.
- Toshima Yasutsune dies.
- Yûki Masatomo is born.