1240 in History

  • W 1
  • T 2
  • F 3
  • S 4
  • S 5
  • M 6
  • T 7
  • W 8
  • T 9
  • F 10
  • S 11
  • S 12
  • M 13
  • T 14
  • W 15
  • T 16
  • F 17
  • S 18
  • S 19
  • M 20
  • T 21
  • W 22
  • T 23
  • F 24
  • S 25
  • S 26
  • M 27
  • T 28
  • W 29
  • T 30
  • F 31

Events in History


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jul 15 A Novgorodian army led by Alexander Nevsky defeats the Swedes in the Battle of the Neva.

Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky
Key Figure of Medieval Rus
Alexander Nevsky
  • Dec 6 Mongols under Batu Khan occupy & destroy Kiev

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 29 Margaret of England, Queen consort of Scotland, (d. 1275)

Deaths in History

  • Jan 29 Pelagio Galvani, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano (b. va. 1165)
  • Apr 11 Llywelyn ab Iorwerth the Great, monarch of Wales (1194-1240), dies
  • Apr 14 Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, dies
  • May 1 Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals
  • Jul 24 Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights
  • Nov 26 Edmund Van Abingdon, archbishop of Canterbury/saint, dies