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|Ab urbe condita||2000|
|Balinese saka calendar||1168–1169|
|English Regnal year||31 Hen. 3 – 32 Hen. 3|
|Chinese calendar||丙午年 (Fire Horse)|
3943 or 3883
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丁未年 (Fire Goat)
3944 or 3884
|- Vikram Samvat||1303–1304|
|- Shaka Samvat||1168–1169|
|- Kali Yuga||4347–4348|
|Japanese calendar||Kangen 5 / Hōji 1|
|Minguo calendar||665 before ROC|
|Thai solar calendar||1789–1790|
1373 or 992 or 220
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1374 or 993 or 221
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- July 2 – A document issued by king Béla IV of Hungary, granting territories to the Knights Hospitaller in the Banate of Severin and Cumania, makes an early mention of Litovoi and other Vlach/Romanian local rulers, in Wallachia and Transylvania.
- December 1 – A rebellion arises among the Muslim subjects of the Crown of Aragon, in the region of Valencia. As a punishment, the king issues an order of expulsion of the Muslims from his realm, leading numerous people into exile in Andalusia and North Africa, in the subsequent year.
- Shams Tabrizi disappears, resulting in Jalal Uddin Rumi writing 30,000 verses of poetry about his disappearance.
- Romford, London, England is chartered as a market town.
- The future Bethlem Royal Hospital, Bedlam, is founded in London.
- The Thuringian War of Succession begins.
- Qin Jiushao publishes the original form of the Chinese remainder theorem.
- Egypt takes control of Jerusalem from the Kharezmians.
- Nijmegen becomes part of Gelderland.
- Afonso III succeeds Sancho II, as King of Portugal.
- Song Ci publishes the Collected Cases of Injustice Rectified, a book considered to be the first monographic work on forensic medicine.
- Angelo da Clareno, Italian founder of Fraticelli (d. 1337)
- John II, Count of Holland and Hainaut (d. 1304)
- Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, Persian writer and historian (approximate date) (d. 1318)
- Giles of Rome, Roman archbishop and philosopher
- Zhang San Feng, Chinese Taoist
- February 12 – Ermesinde, Countess of Luxembourg, ruler (b. 1185)
- February 16 – Henry Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)
- Tomoe Gozen, late Twelfth Century Japanese samurai warrior (b. 1157)
- William de Ferrers (b. 1168)
- de Epalza, Miguel (1999). Negotiating cultures: bilingual surrender treaties in Muslim-Crusader Spain under James the Conqueror. Brill. p. 108. ISBN 90-04-11244-8.