Events in History in 1223

  • May 31 Battle of the Kalka River: Mongol force led by Jebei and Subedei defeat a Russian alliance, after feigning their retreat, leading to the death of 20,000 Russians
  • Jul 14 Louis VIII becomes King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II

Event of Interest

Dec 25 St Francis of Assisi assembles 1st Nativity scene (Greccio, Italy)