Enkyô 3 (延享三年)
Timeline of 1746
- Enkyô 2/int.12/15 (5 Feb) Jurisdiction over the merchant and artisan districts of Edo is shifted from the responsibility of the jisha bugyô (temples & shrines magistrate) to that of the machi bugyô (town magistrates).
- 1746/2/30 A big fire in Asakusa.(Edo)
- 1746/3/29 Bakufu orders to bust vicious usuries.
- 1746/8 Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami debuts at the Takemoto-za jôruri theatre in Osaka.
- 1746/7/2 Kaga disturbans
- 1746/9 Kabuki version of Sugawara Denju Tenarai Kagami debuts in Kyoto.
- 1746/12 Bakufu builds new astronomical observatory in Kanda-sakuma.(Edo)
Other Events of 1746
- The first Japanese edition of the "Mustard Seed Garden Painting Manual" first appears.
Births and Deaths