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|Ab urbe condita||2210|
|English Regnal year||35 Hen. 6 – 36 Hen. 6|
|Chinese calendar||丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4153 or 4093
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丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
4154 or 4094
|- Vikram Samvat||1513–1514|
|- Shaka Samvat||1378–1379|
|- Kali Yuga||4557–4558|
|Japanese calendar||Kōshō 3 / Chōroku 1
|Minguo calendar||455 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1999–2000|
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- February 11 – After years of captivity and absence from the Ming throne, the Zhengtong Emperor of China is reinstated as the Tianshun Emperor.
- February 24 – Charles VIII of Sweden is declared deposed. Archbishop of Sweden Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna and statesman Erik Axelsson Tott become co-regents of Sweden. The throne is then offered to Christian I of Denmark and Norway.
- April 12 – Ştefan cel Mare secures the throne of Moldavia, which he retains for the next 47 years.
- June 23 – Christian I is elected king of Sweden, ending the war between Sweden and Denmark and restoring the Kalmar union.
- August 14 – The Mainz Psalter, the second major book printed with movable type in the West, the first to be wholly finished mechanically (including colour) and the first to carry a printed date, is printed for the Elector of Mainz.
- September 2 – Battle of Ujëbardha: One of Skanderbeg's most important victories against the Ottoman army in the open field.
- Albrechts University is founded at Freiburg im Breisgau.
- Edo Castle is built by Ōta Dōkan in modern-day Tokyo.
- January 18 – Antonio Trivulzio, seniore, Roman Catholic cardinal (d. 1508)
- January 28 – King Henry VII of England (d. 1509)
- February 2 – Peter Martyr d'Anghiera, Italo-Spanish historian and diplomat (d. 1526)
- February 13 – Mary of Burgundy, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1482)
- August 20 – Seongjong of Joseon, King of Joseon (d. 1494)
- September 21 – Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria, Polish princess (d. 1502)
- November 16 – Beatrice of Naples, Hungarian Queen (d. 1508)
- date unknown
- March 14 – Jingtai Emperor of China (b. 1428)
- March 16 – László Hunyadi, Hungarian statesman and warrior (b. 1433)
- May 22 – Saint Rita of Cascia, Italian saint (b. 1381)
- August 1 – Lorenzo Valla, Italian humanist
- August 19 – Andrea del Castagno, Italian painter (b. 1421)
- September 22 – Peter II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1418)
- November 23 – King Ladislaus Posthumus of Bohemia and Hungary (b. 1440)
- date unknown