Genroku 13 (元禄十三年)
Timeline of 1700
Genroku 12/12/8-9 (Jan 27-28) - Tsunami six to ten feet high triggered by an earthquake in the American Pacific Northwest, 9.0 in magnitude or greater, strikes Tôhoku.
Other Events of 1700
- Dutch East India Company trading house in Hanoi closed.
- Gion Nankai is stripped of his stipend and exiled from his han.
Births and Deaths
- Nabeshima Mitsushige dies.
- Shô Kei (d. 1751), King of Ryûkyû, is born.
- Rinzai Zen monk Tetsugyû Dôki dies (b. 1626).