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Kôshô 2 (康正二年)

Timeline of 1456

Other Events of 1456

  • A bronze bell is cast by a Japanese metalworker as an offering to the Kingdom of Ryûkyû. This bell will later be installed in the Gokoku-ji, and taken by Commodore Matthew Perry back to Annapolis in 1853.
  • A number of Korean sailors are cast ashore on Kumejima; their accounts of Kumejima customs, etc. remain extant today.

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