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Historical Events in 1280

Historic PublicationLetter from Kublai Khan to the Japanese Emperor

Feb 20 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
  • Jul 27 Sogen Mugaku, founder of Engakuji temple, arrives in Japan from China