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Millennium: 2nd millennium
1174 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1174
Ab urbe condita1927
Armenian calendar623
Assyrian calendar5924
Balinese saka calendar1095–1096
Bengali calendar581
Berber calendar2124
English Regnal year20 Hen. 2 – 21 Hen. 2
Buddhist calendar1718
Burmese calendar536
Byzantine calendar6682–6683
Chinese calendar癸巳年 (Water Snake)
3871 or 3664
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
3872 or 3665
Coptic calendar890–891
Discordian calendar2340
Ethiopian calendar1166–1167
Hebrew calendar4934–4935
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1230–1231
 - Shaka Samvat1095–1096
 - Kali Yuga4274–4275
Holocene calendar11174
Igbo calendar174–175
Iranian calendar552–553
Islamic calendar569–570
Japanese calendarJōan 4
Javanese calendar1081–1082
Julian calendar1174
Korean calendar3507
Minguo calendar738 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−294
Seleucid era1485/1486 AG
Thai solar calendar1716–1717
Tibetan calendar阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
1300 or 919 or 147
    — to —
(male Wood-Horse)
1301 or 920 or 148
Baldwin IV becomes king of Jerusalem after the death of his father Amalric I (left).

Year 1174 (MCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, the 1174th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 174th year of the 2nd millennium, the 74th year of the 12th century, and the 5th year of the 1170s decade.


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  • July 25 – The Sicilian fleet (some 250 ships) under Admiral Tancred launches a failed attack against Alexandria. But he is deprived of support and forced to sail away after a seven-day blockade on August 1.[8]
  • Saladin sends his brother Turan-Shah with an army and supporting fleet to conquer Yemen. This to consolidate Muslim control over the Red Sea while protecting the pilgrimage route from Egypt to Mecca.[9]


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