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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 940s  950s  960s  – 970s –  980s  990s  1000s
Years: 971 972 973974975 976 977

The year 974 was a common year that started on a Thursday.

Events[change | change source]

The caliph al-Muti is overthrown from the Abbasid Caliphate and replaced by his son al-Ta'i who died shortly after his son's takeover.[1]

A earthquake happens in England which kills 600 people.[2]

The Liao dynasty switches ambassadors between the Song dynasty on New Year's Day.

The city of Fuzhou starts to build new walls.

References[change | change source]

  1. "MUTÎ'-LİLLÂH". TDV İslâm Ansiklopedisi (in Turkish). Retrieved 2024-02-03.
  2. Agricultural Records. ISBN 0-212-97022-4.