On This Day

Events in History in 1238

  • Feb 7 The Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir
  • 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