Bršadin is first mentioned in historical sources in 1279 under the name Boršod. Boršod was located on an elevated area known as the "Old Village", about two kilometers west of the present day settlement. Boršod decays after 1526 Ottoman Empire breakthrough into Syrmia and Slavonia. After 1529, Suleiman the Magnificent colonized place with first Orthodox families, Vlachs from north Serbia and north-eastern Bosnia, and after 1543 people from the central part of the Balkans peninsula.
In first days of occupation, family Đurđević were sentenced to death and shot on January 17, 1942 in Dudik, location near Vukovar where were executed 455 victims. In the spring of 1944 Vaso Đurđević-Turčin, the last of Đurđević brothers, leader of Bršadin partisan and People's hero. In his honor, today at the center of village stands remembrance monument.