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What Happened on August 14, 1281

Historical Events


Historic PublicationLetter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese Emperor

During Kublai Khan's second Mongol invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near 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
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1281 Highlights

About August 14, 1281

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 739 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo