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- January 3 - Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine.
- March 10 - Christopher Columbus leaves Hispaniola for Spain, ending his second visit to the Western Hemisphere.
- July - Spanish forces under Gonzalo Hernandez de Cordoba capture Atella after a siege. Among the prisoners is the French viceroy of Naples, the Comte de Montpensier. Ferrante II is restored to the throne of Naples.
- Jesus College (University of Cambridge) founded.
- May 12 - Gustav Vasa, later King Gustav I of Sweden
- Johann Walter , notable pre-Reformation German composer of hymns
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