An'ei 5 (安永五年)
Timeline of 1776
Other Events of 1776
- The Kita school of Noh publishes its first utai-bon.
- Nakamura Nakazô I becomes zagashira.
- Blind money-lender Toriyama Kenkô buys out the contract of Segawa V of the Matsubaya teahouse.
- Toriyama Sekien publishes his Illustrated Night Parade of a Hundred Demons (Gazu hyakki yagyô).
- Yakusha Rongo is published.
Births and Deaths
- Hayashi Yasudayû Masanobu of the Shin-musô Hayashizaki-ryû dies.
- Hirata Atsutane is born (d. 1843).
- Ike no Taiga, literati artist, dies (b. 1723).
- Iwai Hanshirô V is born (d. 1847).