On This Day

What Happened in October 1274

Historical Events


Historic PublicationLetter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese Emperor

Oct 5 Around 1,000 soldiers of the Mongol army land on the Japanese island of Tsushima, the first attack of Kublai Khan's Mongol invasion of Japan
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A 1266 letter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese emperor threatening use of force
A 1266 letter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese emperor threatening use of force

Famous Deaths

  • Oct 20 Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies