Hôreki 5 (宝暦五年)
Timeline of 1755
Other Events of 1755
- Itô Jakuchû turns over his grocery shop to his brother, takes the tonsure and turns to devoting his life to painting.
- Shimazu Shigehide succeeds Shimazu Shigetoshi as lord of Satsuma han.
Births and Deaths
- 1755/6/16 Shimazu Shigetoshi dies.
- Amenomori Hôshû dies (b. 1668).
- Kabuki actor Nakayama Bunshichi II is born (d. 1798).
- Painter Sumiyoshi Hiroyuki is born (d. 1811).
- Tsuruya Nanboku IV is born (d. 1829).
- Watanabe Shikô dies (b. 1683).
- Kabuki actor Yoshizawa Ayame V is born (d. 1810).