Eiroku 4 (永禄四年)
Timeline of 1561
- 1561/2 Uesugi Kenshin besieges Hôjô Ujiyasu in Odawara but retreats after two months.
- 1561/6 Saitô Yoshitatsu dies of leprosy and is succeded by Saitô Tatsuoki. Only three days later the Saitô are defeated at the Battle of Moribe by Oda Nobunaga.
- 1561/9/10 Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin fight the inconclusive Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima, the greatest of their contests.
- 1561/10/10 Môri Motonari and Ôtomo Sôrin battle for Môji castle in Buzen province.
- 1561/11 The Satomi navy operates against the Hôjô off Miura (Sagami province).
Other Events of 1561
Births and Deaths
- 1561/6 Saitô Yoshitatsu dies of leprosy.
- Fujiwara Seika is born (d. 1619).
- Kanô Mitsunobu is born (d. 1608).