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This article is about the year 1460.
|Centuries:||14th century – 15th century – 16th century|
|Decades:||1430s 1440s 1450s – 1460s – 1470s 1480s 1490s|
|Years:||1457 1458 1459 – 1460 – 1461 1462 1463|
|1460 by topic|
|Arts and science|
|Architecture - Art|
|State leaders - Sovereign states|
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|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1460 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||2213|
|English Regnal year||38 Hen. 6 – 39 Hen. 6|
|Chinese calendar||己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4156 or 4096
— to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4157 or 4097
|- Vikram Samvat||1516–1517|
|- Shaka Samvat||1382–1383|
|- Kali Yuga||4561–4562|
|Japanese calendar||Chōroku 4 / Kanshō 1
|Minguo calendar||452 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2002–2003|
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- March 5 – King Christian I of Denmark issues the Treaty of Ribe, enabling himself to become Count of Holstein and regain control of Denmark's lost Duchy of Schleswig.
- June 26 – Wars of the Roses: Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick and Edward, Earl of March (eldest son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York) land in England with an army and march on London.
- July 4 – The cannons of the Tower of London, still in Lancastrian hands, are fired on the city of London, which is mostly in Yorkist hands. The Tower is surrendered on July 19.
- July 10 – Wars of the Roses: Battle of Northampton: Warwick and March defeat a Lancastrian army and seize King Henry VI of England. It is agreed that York will be Henry's heir, disinheriting the King's son Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales.
- August 3 – While supervising a siege of English occupiers of Roxburgh Castle, King James II of Scotland is killed when one of his own cannons explodes.
- December 30 – Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield: A Lancastrian army under Henry Beaufort, Duke of Somerset and Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland decisively defeats a Yorkist army under Richard of York and his son, Edmund, Earl of Rutland, who are both killed, the latter murdered after the battle. York's son Edward becomes leader of the Yorkist faction.
- Ali Bey Mihaloğlu captures Michael Szilágyi.
- Portuguese navigator Pedro de Sintra reaches the coast of modern-day Sierra Leone.
- Famine in the Deccan Plateau of India.
- A monk, Leonardo da Pistoia, arrives in Florence from Macedonia with the Corpus Hermeticum.
- University of Basel is founded.
- May 3 – Raffaele Riario, cardinal (d. 1521)
- May 8 – Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1536)
- September 29 – Louis II de la Trémoille, military leader (d. 1525)
- date unknown
- July 10
- August 3 – King James II of Scotland (b. 1430)
- September 20 – Gilles Binchois, Flemish composer
- November 13 – Prince Henry the Navigator, Portuguese patron of exploration (b. 1394)
- December 14 – Guarino da Verona, Italian humanist (b. 1370)
- December 30 – Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne ( in battle) (b. 1411)
- December 31
- date unknown