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Bunka 3 (文化三年)
Timeline of 1806
- 1806/1 Bakufu declares a policy of providing fuel and supplies to foreign ships (薪水給与令) in hopes of smoothing out foreign relations.
- 1806/3 Great fire in Edo.
- 1806/10 Edo chônin are commanded to contribute to public funds.
- 1806/12 Repairs to the Edo waterworks system are completed.
Other Events of 1806
- Russian ships land at Sakhalin, Iturup, other islands, marking the beginning of a downturn in Russo-Japanese relations.
- Ryukyuan embassy journeys to Edo.
Births and Deaths
- 1806/12/03 Higa peechin, an attendant to the lead envoy of this year's Ryukyuan embassy, dies at the Satsuma han mansion in Edo. He is buried at the Shimazu family temple.
- Ichikawa Danjûrô V dies (b. 1741).
- Kitagawa Utamaro dies (b. 1753).