Genroku 3 (元禄三年)
Timeline of 1690
Other Events of 1690
- The shogunate announces a new edict requiring daimyô to organize the defense of their Kyoto mansions.
- Dokai Kôshûkai is compiled.
- Engelbert Kaempfer arrives in Dejima.
- A large fire strikes in Kanazawa.
- The Hayashi clan school is moved onto the site of the Yushima Seidô, and Hayashi Hôkô is formally named its head.
- The royal government of Ryûkyû begins collecting and compiling kafu (aristocratic family lineage records).
- Shuri castle is burned down and rebuilt.
- The Yushima Seidô is established in Edo.
Births and Deaths