Meiwa 2 (明和二年)
Timeline of 1765
- 1765/3 The first full-color woodblock prints, known as nishiki-e, are produced by Suzuki Harunobu.
- 1765/11 A ship from Mito han is blown off-course, and survivors of the shipwreck become castaway in Annam for over a year, returning to Japan in 1767.
Other Events of 1765
Births and Deaths
- Jippensha Ikku, author of Hizakurige, is born (d. 1831).
- Chinese artist Shen Nanpin (Shen Quan) dies (b. 1682).