Calendar overview 874
|Sevanavank Monastery in Armenia is founded.|
|874 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||322/323 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1417/18 (southern Buddhism); 1416/17 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||236/237 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||252/253 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||260/261 (October 15/16)|
|Jewish calendar||4634/35 (September 15/16)|
ab urbe condita MDCXXVII (1627)
Diocletian's era : 590/591 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1184/85 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1185/86 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||930/931 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Viking : run for 865 in England roving Great Heathen Army conquered the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Mercia .
- When Viking associations invade the English Empire of Mercia , King Burgred flees to Rome . The invaders make the Anglo-Saxon Ceolwulf II his successor. He swears allegiance to the new masters and hands them hostages. In other parts of central and western England, too, the Danes set up vassal rulers and begin the first settlements.
- The settlement of Iceland begins from Norway .
- The Samanids are appointed by the Abbasids as governors in Transoxania , where they can rule practically independently.
First documentary mentions
- September 29th : Rhens is first mentioned in a document.
- First documentary mention of Boswil , Sonnborn , Mappach , Großfurra , Maur , Schmalkalden , Waldbreitbach , Wasungen and Wittlingen
- July 30th (?): After only a few months in office, Adalbert I dies . His successor as Archbishop of Salzburg is Theotmar .
- August 15 : After Altfrid's death , Markward becomes Bishop of Hildesheim .
- The Fraumünster is the first church in Zurich to be consecrated.
- Wigbert becomes Bishop of Verden .
- The Armenian monastery Sevanavank on the northwestern bank of Lake Sevan in Armenia is founded.
- July 31 : Abdallah al-Mahdi , first caliph from the Fatimid dynasty († 934 )
- Jafar al-Hajjib , slave and official of the first Fatimid caliphs († unknown)
- around 874: Constantine II , King of Scotland († 952 )
Date of death secured
- January 27 : Hasan al-Askari , Imam according to the Shiite-Imamite faith (* 846 )
- July 30th (?): Adalbert I , Archbishop of Salzburg
- August 15 : Altfrid , Bishop of Hildesheim (* 800 )
- August / September: Bernhard II , Count of Toulouse
- November 21 : Ratold , Bishop of Strasbourg
- November 29th : Hathumod , first abbess of Gandersheim Monastery (* 840 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Ermenrich von Ellwangen , Abbot of Ellwangen, then Bishop of Passau (* around 814 )
- Solomon , Prince of Brittany
- Balance III. , Margrave of Friuli (* around 840 )