On This Day

What Happened in March 1238

Historical Events

  • Mar 4 Battle of the Sit River: Mongol forces of Batu Khan overcome Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal near Yaroslavl in Russia, ending Russian resistance

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 4 Joan of England, Queen Consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II (b. 1210)
  • Mar 4 Yuri II, Grand Prince of Vladimir (b. 1189)
  • Mar 19 Henry the Bearded, High Duke of Poland (1232-38), dies