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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 11th century12th century13th century
Decades: 1140s  1150s  1160s  – 1170s –  1180s  1190s  1200s
Years: 1170 1171 117211731174 1175 1176


  • Canonization of Saint Thomas à Becket, buried at Canterbury
  • August 9th – Construction starts on the Leaning tower of Pisa
  • Castle at Abergavenny was seized by the Welsh.
  • Conversion to Christianity of Peter Waldo and the subsequent founding of the Waldensians.
  • End of Qiandao era and start of Chunxi era of the Chinese emperor Xiaozong
  • End of reign of Polish ruler Boleslaus IV of Poland and start of reign of Casimir II of Poland
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine and her sons rebel against her husband Henry II of England in the Revolt of 1173-1174
  • First recorded use of algebraic chess notation
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