476 in history

476 events chronologically

Aug 22 Odoacer is named Rex italiae by his troops
Aug 23 Odoacer, chieftain of the Germanic tribes (Herulic - Scirian foederati), is proclaimed rex Italiae ("King of Italy") by his troops
Sep 4 Romulus Augustulus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself "King of Italy", thus ending the Western Roman Empire