1683 in Japan

Events in the year 1683 in Japan.

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1683
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Japan

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See also:Other events of 1683
History of Japan  • Timeline  • Years

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  • January 25 - Yaoya Oshichi sets fire to her home in the hopes of being able to meet a young priest with whom she fell in love while seeking shelter from a previous fire. The fire destroyed a large section of Edo (present day Tokyo). Oshichi was later caught and punished for her crime by being burned at the stake. (Traditional Japanese Date: Twenty-eighth Day of the Twelfth Month, 1682)



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