This Day in History Entry #184

August 15th, 2012 by Wordsman

Though his first try had no vict’ry brought
Kublai Khan chose to take one more shot
But his first loss was twinned
As that same divine wind
Throughout his mighty fleet chaos wrought

Event: The Mongol fleet is ravaged by a typhoon at the Battle of Kōan, ending their second attempt to invade Japan
Year: 1281
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