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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 8th century9th century10th century
Decades: 840s  850s  860s  – 870s –  880s  890s  900s
Years: 871 872 873 – 874875 876 877


Year 874 (DCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar.

Events

By place

Europe

  • Ingólfur Arnarson arrives as the first permanent Viking settler in Iceland. He settles in Reykjavík (probable date).
  • The Danes invade Mercia.
  • The territory of the Vistulans is conquered by King Svatopluk I of Great Moravia.
  • November – Frost begins in Scotland and lasts until April 875.

Asia

  • The rebellion of Huang Chao in China begins, weakening the strength of the already declining Tang Dynasty.

By topic

Religion

Births

  • Meng Zhixiang

Deaths

  • January 1 – Hasan al-Askari, 11th Shia Imam

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