On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1240

Historical Events

  • Mongols under Batu Khan occupy and destroy Kiev; out of 50,000 people in the city only 2,000 survive
1240 Highlights

About December 6, 1240

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 781 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius