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Kaei 3 (嘉永三年)
Timeline of 1850
- 1850/10/29 The merchant ship Eirikimaru, with Kumano no Denkichi aboard, gets caught in a storm and becomes adrift at sea.
Other Events of 1850
- Ichikawa Ebizô V returns to Edo from his exile to Osaka.
- Ryukyuan embassy journeys to Edo.
- Taiping Rebellion begins in China.
Births and Deaths
- 1850/1/6 Ikeda Shichisaburô, member of the Shinsengumi, is born (d. 1938).
- 1850/2/14 Kiyoura Keigo, Prime Minister of Japan, is born (d. 1942).
- 1850/10/30 Takano Chôei, rangaku scholar, dies (b. 1802).
- William Sturgis Bigelow is born (d. 1926).
- Lafcadio Hearn is born (d. 1904).
- Ii Naoaki, daimyô of Hikone han, dies (b. 1794).
- Toguchi peechin dies in Kusatsu, Shiga, and is buried at Shôjô-ji.
- Painter Yamamoto Hôsui is born (d. 1906).