Genroku 2 (元禄二年)
Timeline of 1689
Other Events of 1689
- Construction and establishment of Chinese quarter in Nagasaki is formally completed.
- The keizuza system of recording and tracking the geneologies of the aristocracy is established in Ryûkyû.
- Matsuo Bashô makes a journey to the northern parts of Japan, upon which his Oku no Hosomichi ("The Narrow Road to the North") will later be based.
- The Treaty of Nerchinsk establishes the border between Russia and Qing Dynasty China.
- William and Mary are crowned King and Queen of England.
Births and Deaths