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Heads of State
Year of the Fire Monkey丙申( at the beginning of the year, wood sheep乙未)
Syria: 1787/88 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- March 2: Burgundian Wars: The Swiss Swiss defeat Charles the Bold at the Battle of Grandson.
- June 22: Battle of Murten: The Swiss Confederates defeat Charles the Bold.
- July 14: outrage in the wake of " Pauker of Niklashausen ".
- December 8: Kaiser Friedrich III. associates with Wladyslaw Jagiello of Bohemia and recognizes him as King of Bohemia. The pact is directed against the anti-king Matthias Corvinus and rebellious Austrian nobles.
- 26th December: The Duke of Milan Galeazzo Maria Sforza was assassinated in the cathedral of Milan by three nobles.
- Ivan III. , Ruler of the Grand Duchy of Moscow, sets the pay tribute to the Golden Horde. This leads to a halt at the Ugra in 1480th
Science and Technology
- November 23: Pope Sixtus IV approved the erection of a university in Mainz.
- Philip I, Prince of Grubenhagen († 1551 )
- Josel of Rosheim ( Joselman Ben Gershon Loans ), representatives and defenders of the Jewish communities in legal and religious affairs of the Holy Roman Empire and Poland († 1554 )
- April 26: Simonetta Vespucci, artists muse and lover, Giuliano I de 'Medici (* 1453), was known in her time as the most beautiful woman of Florence