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|Ab urbe condita||2132|
|Balinese saka calendar||1300–1301|
|English Regnal year||2 Ric. 2 – 3 Ric. 2|
|Chinese calendar||戊午年 (Earth Horse)|
4075 or 4015
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己未年 (Earth Goat)
4076 or 4016
|- Vikram Samvat||1435–1436|
|- Shaka Samvat||1300–1301|
|- Kali Yuga||4479–4480|
|Japanese calendar||Eiwa 5 / Kōryaku 1|
|Minguo calendar||533 before ROC|
|Thai solar calendar||1921–1922|
1505 or 1124 or 352
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1506 or 1125 or 353
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- May 29 – John I succeeds his father, Henry II, as King of Castile and King of León.
- June 30 – New College, Oxford, is founded in England by William of Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester.
- July 1 – Forces of the Republic of Venice and Ottoman Turks, having invaded Constantinople, restore John V Palaiologos as Byzantine co-emperor. Andronikos IV Palaiologos is allowed to remain as co-emperor, but is confined to the city of Silivri for the remainder of his life.
- September 9 – The Treaty of Neuberg is signed, splitting the Austrian Habsburg lands between brothers Albert III and Leopold III. Albert III retains the title of Duke of Austria.
- Bairam Khawaja establishes the independent principality of the Kara Koyunlu (Turkomans of the Black Sheep Empire), in modern-day Armenia.
- Dmitry Donskoy of Moscow raids Estonia.
- In the Hundred Years' War, the French lose control of most of Brittany to the English.
- Wisbech Grammar School is founded in England.
- October 4 – King Henry III of Castile (d. 1406)
- date unknown
- February 18 – Albert II of Mecklenburg (b. c. 1318)
- May 29 – King Henry II of Castile (b. 1333)
- November 15 – Otto V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1346)
- December 16 – John Fitzalan, Marshal of England (drowned)
- date unknown – Aqsara'i, Persian physician