Keichô 5 (慶長五年)
Timeline of 1600
- 1600/3/7 Dutch ship Liefde, the crew of which includes William Adams and Jan Joosten, crashes in Bungo province.
- 1600/3/29 (possibly 4/10) William Adams and Jan Joosten meet Tokugawa Ieyasu for the first time.
- 1600/9/15 Battle of Sekigahara
- 1600/11/9 Antonio da Morga destroys two Dutch ships off Corregidor (Manila).
- 1600/12 Sunpu castle burns down.
Other Events of 1600
- British East India Company is established.
- The monk Kyan Bangen first arrives in Ryûkyû.
- Maeda Matsu travels to Edo as a hostage.
- The Pope grants permission to all orders of Catholicism to proselytize in Japan.
- A Ryukyuan ship is shipwrecked in the territory of Date Masamune, in Mutsu province.
Births and Deaths of 1600
- 1600/9/15 Shima Sakon, Shimazu Toyohisa, and many others are killed in the battle of Sekigahara.
- 1600/9/15 Ôtani Yoshitsugu commits suicide.
- 1600/10/1 Ishida Mitsunari is executed along with Ankokuji Ekei and Konishi Yukinaga.
- Abe Masakatsu dies.
- Murakami Motoyoshi dies.
- Murakami Yoshisuke dies.
- Murakami Yoshitada dies.
- Zhu Shunsui is born (d. 1682).