Tenshô 1 (天正元年)
Timeline of 1573
- 1573/1/6 - Battle of Mikatagahara
Other Events of 1573
- The Portuguese build a wall separating their holdings on Macao from the Chinese.
- Oda Nobunaga drives Ashikaga Yoshiaki from Kyoto, marking the end of the Ashikaga shogunate.
- A port near Pusan is reopened to Japanese ships.
- The Kingdom of Ryûkyû sends a diplomatic mission to Shimazu Yoshihisa, daimyo of Satsuma province, presenting gifts, announcing the ascension of Shô Ei to the throne, and to request increased trade.
- The Wanli Emperor takes power in China.
Births and Deaths of 1573
- 1573/2 - Murakami Yoshikiyo dies at Nechi Castle in Echigo Province.
- 1573/4/12 - Takeda Shingen (52) dies at Komanba in Shinano Province.
- Goto Mototsugu is born.
- Princess Komatsu is born (d. 1620).
- Takuan Sôhô is born (d. 1645).