Western Roman Empire
September 4— Romulus Augustus, the last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed by Odoacer. This event is traditionally regarded as the date of the fall of the Roman Empireand the beginning of the European Dark Ages.
Eastern Roman Empire
*August — The usurper
Basiliscusis deposed and Zeno is restored as Eastern Roman Emperor.
*The birth of
Aryabhatais traditionally regarded as the beginning of the classical period of Indian mathematicsand Indian astronomy.
Peter the Fulleris restored as Patriarch of Antioch.
August 28— Flavius Orestes, master of soldiers of the Western Roman Empire
Emperor Xianwen of Northern Wei
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