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Kyôhô 14 (享保十四年)
Timeline of 1729
- 1729/2 A mission leaves Nagasaki for Edo, to present an elephant from Vietnam, brought to Nagasaki by a Chinese merchant, to the shogun.
- 1729/4 The elephant is presented before the Emperor in Kyoto.
- 1729/5/27 The elephant is presented before the Shogun in Edo.
Other Events of 1729
- The kabuki play Ya no ne is performed for the first time.
- Reconstruction efforts begin at Kôchi castle, following a fire in 1727, along with earlier disasters.
- Onna daigaku is published.
- The Seiden (main audience hall) of Shuri castle is repaired.
Births and Deaths
- Torii Kiyonobu dies.