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Meiwa 5 (明和五年)

Timeline of 1768

Other Events of 1768

  • A major earthquake strikes the Ryûkyûs, severely damaging the walls of Shuri castle, and destroying many homes. A tsunami strikes Kerama Island.
  • The Qing Dynasty consolidates a number of newly conquered territories in the northwest into a region dubbed "Xinjiang".
  • The Yoshiwara burns down.

Births and Deaths

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