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Old 02-05-2009, 11:48 AM   #138
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Originally Posted by Amnorix View Post
February 4.

960. The coronation of Emperor Zhao Kuangyin occurs, beginning the Song dynasty in China that would last for nearly 300 years until thrown down by the Kublai Khan (grandson of Genghis), and the Mongols. The Song Dynasty was the first government to issue paper currency and established China's first standing navy. The Song also made significant discoveries in military warfare, including the use of gunpowder.
Song dynasty, eh? I guess that while the 3rd is the anniversary of the day the music died, the 4th was the anniversary of the day the Song started.
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