Japanese era from March 1801 to March 1804
Kyōwa (享和) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kansei and before Bunka. This period started in February 1801 and ended in February 1804. During this time, the emperor was Kōkaku-tennō (光格天皇).
Events of the Kyōwa era Edit
- 9 December 1802 (Kyōwa 2, 15th day of the 11th month): Earthquake in northwest Honshū and Sado Province (Latitude: 37.700/Longitude: 138.300), 6.6 magnitude on the Richter scale.
- 28 December 1802 (Kyōwa 2, 4th day of the 12th month): Earthquake on Sado Island (Latitude: 38.000/Longitude: 138.000).
Related pages Edit
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kyōwa" Japan Encyclopedia, p. 587.
- Nussbaum, "Kōkaku Tennō," p. 546; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 420-421.
- NOAA/Japan "Significant Earthquake Database" -- U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
Other websites Edit
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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