Enpô 8 (延宝八年)
Timeline of 1680
- 1680/8/23 Tokugawa Tsunayoshi becomes shogun.
Other Events of 1680
- Fuwa, a kabuki play which will later be named one of the Kabuki Jûhachiban, premieres.
- Kabuki actor Uemura Kichiya I retires.
Births and Deaths
- 1680/5/8 Tokugawa Ietsuna dies (b. 1641).
- 1680/8/19 Retired Emperor Go-Mizunoo dies (b. 1596).
- Date Yoshimura, fifth daimyô of Sendai han, is born (d. 1751).
- Dazai Shundai is born (d. 1747).
- Hayashi Gahô dies (b. 1618).
- Wang Shimin dies (b. 1592).