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Day History: August-29

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Events History

708-Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese calendar|Japanese date -August 10, 708).

1261- Pope Urban IV -succeeds Pope Alexander IV as the 182nd pope.

1315- Battle of Montecatini -The army of the Republic of Pisa, commanded by Uguccione della Faggiuola, wins a decisive victory against the joint forces of the Kingdom of Naples and the Republic of Florence despite being outnumbered.

1350- Battle of Winchelsea -(or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The Kingdom of England|