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What Happened on July 15, 1240

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

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

1240 Highlights

About July 15, 1240

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 780 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer