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Kyôhô 8 (享保八年)
Timeline of 1723
Other Events of 1723
- The shogunate mandates kabuki theatres to install tile roofs and plastered walls, to protect against fire.
- The shogunate bans shinjû (love suicides; double suicides) plays.
- The Qing Dynasty bans female performers from the stage.
Births and Deaths
- Ike no Taiga, bunjinga artist, is born (d. 1776).
- Imai Jikan, kokugaku scholar, dies (b. 1657).
- Maeno Ryôtaku is born (d. 1803).
- Miura Baien is born (d. 1789).