700s / 8th century history on the 29th of August
708 : Japanese coinage (Wadōkaichin / 和同開珎) was minted for the first time, in copper, following the discovery of large copper deposits in Japan.
1700s / 18th century history on the 29th of August
1728 : Nuuk, the capital city of Greenland, was founded. Nuuk’s population was 18,800 in 2021. Official websites : Naalakkersuisut.gl (government of Greenland) |VisitGreenland.com (Nuuk)
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