Hôreki 6 (宝暦六年)
Timeline of 1756
Other Events of 1756
- The kumi udui play Kōkō no maki ("A Tale of Filial Piety") is performed for the first time for Chinese investiture envoys.
- The Seven Years' War begins (ends 1763).
Births and Deaths
- Artist Chôbunsai Eishi is born (d. 1829).
- Rangaku scholar Katsuragawa Hôshû is born (d. 1809).
- Motoori Oohira, adopted son of Motoori Norinaga, is born (d. 1833).