Kôji 3 (弘治三年)
Timeline of 1557
- 1557/4/2 Môri Motonari forces Ôuchi Yoshinaga to commit suicide and occupies Suo province.
- 1557/7 Ôtomo Sôrin defeats Akizuki Fumitane and expands into Chikuzen.
- 1557/11 Oda Nobuyuki and Shibata Katsuie plot against Oda Nobunaga in Owari. Though Shibata is spared, Nobuyuki is killed.
Other Events of 1557
- China grants Portuguese "right of abode" on Macao after the Portuguese expel pirates from the area.
- China imposes hai jin ban on Chinese traveling to Japan, and on Japanese being received at Chinese ports.
- The first Western-style hospital in Japan is established in Bungo province by Jesuit Luis Almeida.
Births and Deaths of 1557
- 1557/4/2 Ôuchi Yoshinaga commits suicide.
- 1557/11 Oda Nobuyuki is killed.