Genbun 3 (元文三年)
Timeline of 1738
Other Events of 1738
- Ike no Taiga begins studying under Yanagisawa Kien.
- A Japanese grammar is published in St. Petersburg, with the help of shipwrecked Japanese fishermen.
Births and Deaths
- Hayashi Shihei is born (d. 1793).
- Seki Nagaharu, daimyô of Miimi han and Miyagawa han, dies (b. 1657).