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What Happened on May 21, 1281

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kublai Khan's second invasion of Japan begins with an attack on Tsushima Island but meets fierce resistance; his troops are forced to withdraw

Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty Kublai Khan
Mongolian Emperor and Founder of the Yuan Dynasty
Kublai Khan

1281 Highlights

About May 21, 1281

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 739 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini