Hôreki 12 (宝暦十二年)
Timeline of 1762
Other Events of 1762
- Emperor Momozono abdicates in favor of his sister, who becomes Empress Go-Sakuramachi.
- Shiba Kôkan begins studying under Sô Shiseki.
- The Ninomaru and some other structures are completed at Kanazawa castle.
- The kabuki dance-drama Sagi musume ("Heron Maiden") premieres at the Ichimura-za.
Births and Deaths
- Emperor Momozono dies.
- Kaitokudô head Goi Ranshû dies (b. 1697).
- Katsukawa Shun'ei is born (d. 1819).
- Takai Ranzan is born (d. 1838).