Ôei 15 (応永十五年)
Timeline of 1408
Other Events of 1408
- Ashikaga Yoshimochi receives investiture from the Ming Dynasty. The investiture mission is led by Zhou Quan.
- Emperor Go-Komatsu is banqueted at Ashikaga Yoshimitsu's Kitayama estate for twenty days; Yoshimitsu also introduces his son Ashikaga Yoshitsugu to Kyoto society at this time.
- The Hosokawa clan becomes shugo of Izumi province.
- Shô Shishô of Chûzan receives formal investiture from China.
- Two tally trade missions are sent by the Ashikaga shogunate to China.
Births and Deaths
- Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu dies (b. 1358).
- The King of Borneo dies in China and is buried in Nanjing.