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This article is about the year 875. For the number, see 875 (number).
|Centuries:||8th century – 9th century – 10th century|
|Decades:||840s 850s 860s – 870s – 880s 890s 900s|
|Years:||872 873 874 – 875 – 876 877 878|
|875 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1628|
|Chinese calendar||甲午年 (Wood Horse)
3571 or 3511
— to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
3572 or 3512
|- Vikram Samvat||931–932|
|- Shaka Samvat||797–798|
|- Kali Yuga||3976–3977|
|Japanese calendar||Jōgan 17
|Minguo calendar||1037 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1186/1187 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1417–1418|
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- December 29 – Charles the Bald, king of West Francia, is crowned Holy Roman Emperor as Charles II.
- Battle of Dollar fought at Dollar in the Kingdom of Scotland: Danes invading under Thorstem defeat the men of Alba under King Constantine, going on to occupy Caithness, Sutherland, Ross and Moray, far to the north.
- Danes capture Lindisfarne and arrive in Cambridge.
- Harald Fairhair subdues the rovers on Orkney and Shetland and adds them to his kingdom.
- Vikings, probably led by Halfdan Ragnarsson, invade Dublin and Eystein Olafsson, King of Dublin, is killed.
- Donyarth, last recorded King of Cornwall, drowns in what is thought to be the River Fowey.
- In Champa, in the central region of modern-day Vietnam, King Indravarman II founds a new dynasty at Indrapura (Quảng Nam) and initiates a building program featuring the Dong Duong Style of Cham art.
- May – Muslim ibn al-Hajjaj, Persian muhaddith (b. c.817/22)
- August 12 – Louis II of Italy, imperator Romanorum (b. 825)
- October 28 – Remigius of Lyon, archbishop
- November 11 – Teutberga, queen consort of Lotharingia
- 'Abdallah ibn Muhammad ibn Yazdad al-Marwazi, Persian official of the Abbasid Caliphate
- Ado, Archbishop of Vienne, Lotharingia
- Donyarth, King of Cornwall
- Eystein Olafsson, Norse–Gael King of Dublin
- Amram Gaon, Jewish liturgist
- Martianus Hiberniensis, Irish-born teacher and calligrapher