On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1635

Historical Events

  • Tokugawa Iemitsu, 3rd Tokugawa shogun, establishes alternate attendance (sankin kotai) feudal daimyƍs spend 1 year at Edo Castle (Tokyo) and 1 year at their feudal manor, while their families remain in Tokyo as hostages (Traditional Japanese Date: June 21)
1635 Highlights

About August 3, 1635

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 385 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo