On This Day

What Happened in July 1240

Historical Events


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

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 24 Konrad von Thüringen, fifth Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights