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What Happened on October 8, 1480

The Great Stand on the Ugra River

Historical Events

Historic Event

Great Stand on the Ugra river: Standoff between forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde and Ivan III, Grand Prince of all Rus. Ends with a Tatar-Mongol retreat, leading to the disintegration of the Horde.

1480 Highlights

About October 8, 1480

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 541 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra