What Happened on March 4, 1238

Historical Events

  • 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

  • Joan of England, Queen Consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II (b. 1210)
  • Yuri II, Grand Prince of Vladimir, beheaded by his own forces after being caught by Mongolian forces (b. 1189)
1238 Highlights

About March 4, 1238

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 785 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces