On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1238

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 (b. 1189)