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What Happened on October 8, 1480

The Great Stand on the Ugra River

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Great standing on the Ugra river, standoff between forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and Ivan III Grand Prince of all Rus, Tataro-Mongols retreat, leads to disintegration of the Horde

Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia Ivan the Great
Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia
Ivan the Great

1480 Highlights

About October 8, 1480

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 540 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra