17th April is the death anniversary of Ieyasu Tokugawa, the founder and first Shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate of Japan.
jp127 / unclekage
It is said that he died after he ate Tenpura and had a stomachache.
Though it is impossible to know whether it is true or not, it is an interesting anecdote without a doubt.
江戸博物館 / Joshua Rappeneker