Enkyô 4 (延享四年)
Timeline of 1747
- 1747/1 Nihonzaemon turns himself in to Machi Bugyô.(Kyoto)
- 1747/5/2 Emperor Momozono succeeds Emperor Sakuramachi to the Chrysanthemum Throne.
- 1747/8/15 Itakura Katsukane assassinate Lord Hosokawa Munetaka of Kumamoto in Edo castle.
- 1747/11 Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura debuts at the Takemoto-za jôruri theatre in Osaka.
Other Events of 1747
Births and Deaths
- Dazai Shundai dies (b. 1680).
- Iwai Hanshirô IV is born (d. 1800).
- Kanze Kiyochika dies.
- Rinzai monk Mujaku Dôchû dies (b. 1653).
- Kabuki playwright Namiki Gohei I is born (d. 1808).
- Artist Shiba Kôkan is born (d. 1818).
- Takayama Hikokurô is born (d. 1793).