30 August 2021: This day in history

1146: European leaders outlaw crossbow, intending to end war for all time

1363: Beginning of the Battle of Lake Poyang; two Chinese rebel leaders Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history during Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty

1590: Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)

1682: William Penn leaves England to sail to the New World

1928: Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India


Source: Onthisday.com

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