Wednesday, August 14, 2019

On This Day in History

August 14, 2019

Historical Events

1281  During Kublai Khan's second Mongol invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan
1842  Second Seminole War declared over by Colonel Worth; Indians go on to be removed from Florida to Oklahoma
1945  V-J Day, Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II (also August 15 depending on time zone)
1947  Pakistan gains independence from Great Britain
1969  British Army deploys on the streets of Northern Ireland, marking the beginning of Operation Banner
1980  17,000 workers go on strike at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland, marking the beginning of the Solidarity movement
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