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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 14th century15th century16th century
Decades: 1410s  1420s  1430s  – 1440s –  1450s  1460s  1470s
Years: 1441 1442 144314441445 1446 1447
1444 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1444
MCDXLIV
Ab urbe condita 2197
Armenian calendar 893
ԹՎ ՊՂԳ
Assyrian calendar 6194
Bahá'í calendar -400–-399
Bengali calendar 851
Berber calendar 2394
English Regnal year 22 Hen. 6 – 23 Hen. 6
Buddhist calendar 1988
Burmese calendar 806
Byzantine calendar 6952–6953
Chinese calendar 癸亥年十二月十二日
(4080/4140-12-12)
— to —
甲子年十一月廿二日
(4081/4141-11-22)
Coptic calendar 1160–1161
Ethiopian calendar 1436–1437
Hebrew calendar 5204–5205
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1500–1501
 - Shaka Samvat 1366–1367
 - Kali Yuga 4545–4546
Holocene calendar 11444
Iranian calendar 822–823
Islamic calendar 847–848
Japanese calendar Kakitsu 4Bunnan 1
(文安元年)
Korean calendar 3777
Minguo calendar 468 before ROC
民前468年
Thai solar calendar 1987

Year 1444was a leap year. It started on a Wednesday.

Events

  • March 2 – The Albanian League started in Lezha; Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg becomes leader of the Albanian resistance
  • April 16 – Truce of Tours begins between England and France
  • June 15 – Cosimo de' Medici starts the Laurentian Library.
  • August 26 – Battle of St. Jakob an der Birs in the Old Zürich War.
  • August – Murad II abdicates because of defeat at the Battle of Jalowaz.
  • November 10 – Battle of Varna. King Ladislas of Poland and Hungary is killed.
  • The Sultan of Egypt fails to take Rhodes from the Knights of Rhodes
  • The Iguvine Tables are discovered at Gubbio, Italy
  • Portuguese explorers reach the mouth of the Senegal river and the Gambia river.
  • The Mercado de Escravos, the first European slave market for selling African Slaves, opens in Lagos, Portugal.
  • A fire occurs at St Paul's Cathedral in London.

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