On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1384

Historical Events

  • Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong, hears case of couple who tore money bills while fighting over them (equal to act of destroying stamped government documents - law necessitated 100 floggings). Hongwu Emperor decides to pardon them.
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About August 16, 1384

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 637 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo