HISTORY
14 August 2022: This day in history

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 US Army Colonel Worth, after nearly 7 years; more than 3000 Seminole Nation survivors re-located from Florida to Oklahoma, only about 300 allowed to remain [1]

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

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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