|Ab urbe condita||2228|
|Balinese saka calendar||1396–1397|
|English Regnal year||14 Edw. 4 – 15 Edw. 4|
|Chinese calendar||甲午年 (Wood Horse)|
4171 or 4111
— to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4172 or 4112
|- Vikram Samvat||1531–1532|
|- Shaka Samvat||1396–1397|
|- Kali Yuga||4575–4576|
|Japanese calendar||Bunmei 7|
|Minguo calendar||437 before ROC|
|Thai solar calendar||2017–2018|
1601 or 1220 or 448
— to —
1602 or 1221 or 449
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- January 10 – Battle of Vaslui (Moldavian–Ottoman Wars): Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire, which is led at this time by Mehmed the Conqueror of Constantinople.
- July 4 – Burgundian Wars: Edward IV of England lands in Calais, in support of the Duchy of Burgundy against France.
- August 29 – The Treaty of Picquigny ends the brief war between France and England.
- November 13 – Burgundian Wars – Battle on the Planta: Forces of the Old Swiss Confederacy are victorious against those of the Duchy of Savoy, near Sion, Switzerland.
- November 14 – The original Landshut Wedding takes place, between George, Duke of Bavaria, and Hedwig Jagiellon.
- Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye is the first book to be printed in English, by William Caxton in Bruges.
- Rashi's commentary on the Torah is the first dated book to be printed in Hebrew, in Reggio di Calabria.
- The oldest recorded game of chess is played, between Francesco di Castellvi and Narciso Vinyoles.
- Conrad of Megenberg's book, Buch der Natur, is published in Augsburg.
- In Wallachia, Radu cel Frumos loses the throne (for the last time) and is again replaced by Basarab Laiotă.
- January 9 – Crinitus, Italian humanist (d. 1507)
- January 29 – Giuliano Bugiardini, Italian painter (d. 1555)
- February 25 – Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick, last male member of the House of York (d. 1499)
- March 6 – Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor (d. 1564)
- March 12 – Luca Gaurico, Italian astrologer (d. 1558)
- March 30 – Elisabeth of Culemborg, German noble (d. 1555)
- June 29 – Beatrice d'Este, duchess of Bari and Milan (d. 1497)
- September 6
- September 13 or April 1476 – Cesare Borgia, illegitimate son of Pope Alexander VI (approximate date; d. 1507)
- October 20 – Giovanni di Bernardo Rucellai, Italian Renaissance man of letters (d. 1525)
- November 2 – Anne of York, fifth daughter of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville (d. 1511)
- November 28 – Anne Shelton, elder sister of Thomas Boleyn (d. 1556)
- December 11 – Pope Leo X (d. 1521)
- December 24 – Thomas Murner, German satirist (d. c. 1537)
- date unknown
- Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón, Spanish explorer (d. 1526)
- Thomas West, 9th Baron De La Warr (d. 1554)
- Margaret Drummond, mistress of James IV of Scotland (d. 1502)
- Pierre Gringoire, French poet and playwright (d. 1538)
- Filippo de Lurano, Italian composer (d. 1520)
- John Stokesley, English prelate (d. 1539)
- Gunilla Bese, Finnish noble and fiefholder (d. 1553)
- February 3 – Jan IV of Nassau, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg (b. 1410)
- March – Simon of Trent, Italian saint, subject of a blood libel
- March 20 – Georges Chastellain, Burgundian chronicler and poet
- September 6 – Adolph II of Nassau, Archbishop of Mainz (b. c. 1423)
- December 10 – Paolo Uccello, Italian painter (b. 1397)
- December 12 – Joan of Portugal, Queen of Castile (b. 1439)
- date unknown
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