What Happened In History Year 476
Historical Events for the Year 476
- 22nd August » Odoacer is named 'Rex italiae' by his troops.
- 23rd August » Odoacer, chieftain of the Germanic tribes (Herulic - Scirii called Scirian 'foederati'), is proclaimed 'rex Italiae' ("King of Italy") by his troops.
- 4th September » Romulus Augustulus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself "King of Italy", thus Fall of the Western Roman Empire e.g ending the Western Roman Empire.
Famous Deaths in History for 476
- 28th August » Orestes (father of Romulus Augustulus) e.g Orestes, Roman general and politician
Historical events for the year 476 by month