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|Centuries:||9th century – 10th century – 11th century|
|Decades:||940s 950s 960s – 970s – 980s 990s 1000s|
|Years:||974 975 976 – 977 – 978 979 980|
|977 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
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|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1730|
|Chinese calendar||丙子年 (Fire Rat)
3673 or 3613
— to —
丁丑年 (Fire Ox)
3674 or 3614
|- Vikram Samvat||1033–1034|
|- Shaka Samvat||899–900|
|- Kali Yuga||4078–4079|
|Japanese calendar||Jōgen 2
|Minguo calendar||935 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1288/1289 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1519–1520|
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- Saint Æthelwold of Winchester, Bishop of Winchester, rebuilds the western end of the Old Minster, Winchester, with twin towers and no apses.
- German emperor Otto II grants Lower Lorraine, where modern-day Brussels is located, to Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine, illegitimate son of King Louis IV of France.
- King Kenneth II of Scotland kills Amlaíb, brother of King Culen, to establish himself as Culen's successor.
- The original Imam Ali Mosque is built at Najaf, Iraq by the Buyid ruler 'Adud al-Dawla.
- The Hamdanid emir Sa'd al-Dawla recovers his capital, Aleppo, from the ghulam Bakjur, who receives the governorship of Homs as compensation.
- Hunain ibn Ishaq, Egyptian physician
- Doubravka of Bohemia, daughter of Duke Boleslaus I, Duke of Bohemia and wife of Mieszko I of Poland
- Fujiwara no Kanemichi, a kugyo of the Heian period of Japan who served as Kampaku
- Peter, Byzantine eunuch general