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What Happened on April 5, 1242

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Alexander Nevsky of Novgorod defeats Teutonic Knights in the Battle of the Ice

Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky
Key Figure of Medieval Rus
Alexander Nevsky

1242 Highlights

About April 5, 1242

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 778 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries