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Kôka 2 (弘化二年)
Timeline of 1845
- 1845/2 The shogun and his entourage move from the Nishinomaru to the Honmaru, rebuilt after its destruction the previous year.
- 1845/5 Reconstruction efforts at the Honmaru of Edo castle are completed.
Other Events of 1845
- Abe Masahiro becomes Tairô.
- The British settlement in Shanghai is established.
- Jirokichi, a former castaway, with the help of Koga Kin'ichirô, produces Bantan, the first ever Japanese account of the land of Hawaii.
- The Yoshiwara burns down.
Births and Deaths
- Ichikawa Danzô V dies (b. 1788).
- Maeno Gorô is born (d. 1892).
- Matsumoto Sutesuke is born (d. 1918).
- Rinpa painter Sakai Dôitsu is born (d. 1913).
- Shinozaki Shinpachirô is born (d. 1868).
- Yamakawa Hiroshi is born (d. 1898).