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What Happened on February 20, 1280

Historical Events


Historic PublicationLetter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese Emperor

Japanese Imperial Court orders all temples and shrines to pray for victory in the impending second Mongol invasion

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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
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1280 Highlights

About February 20, 1280

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 741 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces