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- Mehmed II Sultan of the Ottoman Empire is forced to abdicate in favor of his father Murad II by the Janissaries.
- The Portuguese reach Guinea-Bissau.
- October 9 - The Hangul alphabet is created in Korea. The Hunmin Jeongeum published during the year is consided the start of this brand new scientific writing system.
- December 10 - Murad II, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, destroys the Hexamillion wall in an assault that includes cannons. This renders the Morea open to Ottoman invasion.
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