Historical Events in 1238

  • Feb 7 Mongolian forces led by General Batu capture and burn the important Russian city of Vladimir, after an eight-day siege
  • Mar 4 Battle of the Sit River: Mongol forces of Batu Khan overcome Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal near Yaroslavl in Russia, ending Russian resistance
  • Oct 9 James I of Aragon conquers Valencia and founds the Kingdom of Valencia