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|Ab urbe condita||2187|
|Balinese saka calendar||1355–1356|
|English Regnal year||12 Hen. 6 – 13 Hen. 6|
|Chinese calendar||癸丑年 (Water Ox)|
4130 or 4070
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甲寅年 (Wood Tiger)
4131 or 4071
|- Vikram Samvat||1490–1491|
|- Shaka Samvat||1355–1356|
|- Kali Yuga||4534–4535|
|Japanese calendar||Eikyō 6|
|Minguo calendar||478 before ROC|
|Thai solar calendar||1976–1977|
1560 or 1179 or 407
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1561 or 1180 or 408
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- April 14 – The foundation stone of Nantes Cathedral in Nantes, France, is laid.
- May 30 – Hussite Wars – Battle of Lipany: The Catholics and Ultraquists defeat the Taborites, ending the Hussite Wars.
- June 19 or 20 – Zara Yaqob becomes Emperor of Ethiopia.
- Late June – Miner Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson begins a Swedish rebellion against King Eric of Pomerania (named the Engelbrekt rebellion after him), eventually leading to the deposition of the king.
- July 10–August 9 – Suero de Quiñones and his companions stage the Passo Honroso, at the Órbigo in León.
- August 16 – King Eric of Pomerania is deposed from the Swedish throne at a meeting in Vadstena. He still retains power in Denmark and Norway, though.
- September – Cosimo de' Medici returns to Florence, one year after being exiled by the Albizzi and Strozzi faction.
- October 21 – The University of Catania is founded in Italy.
- Jan van Eyck paints the Arnolfini Portrait.
- Explorer Gil Eanes rounds Cape Bojador in Western Sahara, thus destroying the legends of the "Dark Sea".
- Portuguese traders deliver their first cargo of African slaves to Lisbon.
- In Ming Dynasty China, a long episode of drought, flood, locust infestation, and famine cripple agriculture and commerce in areas throughout the country, until 1448.
- The Puke Feud occurs in Sweden.
- January 7 – Adolf, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1441)
- March 12 – William III, Count of Henneberg-Schleusingen (d. 1480)
- March 19 – Ashikaga Yoshikatsu, Japanese shōgun (d. 1443)
- March 25 – Eustochia Smeralda Calafato, Italian saint (d. 1485)
- June 13 – Cristoforo della Rovere, Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1478)
- September 18 – Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress (d. 1467)
- September 23 – Yolande of Valois, Duchess consort of Savoy (d. 1478)
- December 28 – Antonio Grimani, Italian admiral (d. 1523)
- January – John I, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1381)
- April 20 – Alexandra of Lithuania, Duchess of Masovia
- May 30 – Prokop the Great, Hussite general (b. 1380)
- June – Amda Iyasus, Emperor of Ethiopia
- June 1 – King Wladislaus II of Poland (age unknown)
- June 5 – Yuri IV, Russian grand prince (b. 1374)
- November 12 – King Louis III of Anjou (b. 1403)
- Kibler, William W.; Zinn, Grover A. (1995). Earp, Lawrence; Henneman, Jr., John Bell (eds.). Medieval France: An Encyclopedia. Psychology Press. p. 772. ISBN 9780824044442.
- Hugh LeCaine Agnew (2004). The Czechs and the Lands of the Bohemian Crown. Hoover Press. p. 91. ISBN 978-0-8179-4492-6.
- Carlo Zaghi (1973). L'Africa nella coscienza europea e l'imperialismo italiano (in Italian). Guida.
- Randolph Starn (January 1, 1982). Contrary Commonwealth: The Theme of Exile in Medieval and Renaissance Italy. University of California Press. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-520-04615-3.
- The Universities of Italy: Fascist University Groups. Printing works of the Istituto italiano d'arti grafiche. 1934. p. 187.
- Edwin Hall (January 1, 1997). The Arnolfini Betrothal: Medieval Marriage and the Enigma of Van Eyck's Double Portrait. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-21221-3.
- Anne Commire; Deborah Klezmer (2000). Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Yorkin Publications. p. 106. ISBN 978-0-7876-4064-4.
- Le Correspondant: religion, philosophie, politique (in French). V.-A. Waille. 1872. p. 911.
- British Museum. Dept. of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts; William Wright (1877). Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscripts in the British Museum Acquired Since the Year 1847. British Museum. p. 7.
- Sedlar, Jean W. (1994), East Central Europe in the Middle Ages, 1000–1500, Seattle: University of Washington Press, p. 388, ISBN 978-0-295-97290-9