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Genna 10 (元和十年)
Timeline of 1624
- 1624/9 Construction work on the Nishimaru of Edo castle is completed.
Other Events of 1624
- The Dutch build Casteel Zeelandia on Taiwan.
- Fifty Christians are executed in Edo.
- The Nakamura-za opens as the first licensed kabuki theater in Edo.
- Satsuma han bans Ryukyuans from taking Japanese-sounding names, or wearing Japanese clothes.
- Satsuma bans people from other provinces (i.e. Japanese from outside Satsuma) from traveling to Ryûkyû.
- Shogunate severs ties with Spanish and expels them from Japan.
- Korean embassy journeys to Edo.
Births and Deaths
- Itakura Katsushige, Kyoto shoshidai, dies (b. 1542).
- Koxinga, Ming loyalist rebel/pirate leader, is born (d. 1662).