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.
|1174 by topic|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Art and literature|
|1174 in poetry|
|Ab urbe condita||1927|
|Balinese saka calendar||1095–1096|
|English Regnal year||20 Hen. 2 – 21 Hen. 2|
|Chinese calendar||癸巳年 (Water Snake)|
3870 or 3810
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甲午年 (Wood Horse)
3871 or 3811
|- Vikram Samvat||1230–1231|
|- Shaka Samvat||1095–1096|
|- Kali Yuga||4274–4275|
|Japanese calendar||Jōan 4|
|Minguo calendar||738 before ROC|
|Seleucid era||1485/1486 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1716–1717|
1300 or 919 or 147
— to —
1301 or 920 or 148
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- April 7 – Richard of Dover is enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury, in England.
- July 13 – Battle of Alnwick: William I of Scotland is captured by Ranulf de Glanvill, after attacking England in support of the Revolt of 1173–1174 against King Henry II there, and Henry occupies part of Scotland.
- September 30 – Treaty of Montlouis: The Revolt of 1173–1174 by his sons, against King Henry II of England, ends peacefully.
- December 8 – The Treaty of Falaise is signed between Henry II of England and William I of Scotland; it permits William's release, in return for his homage.
- Henry II of England acknowledges Rosamund Clifford as his mistress.
- Fire destroys most of Padua.
- The city of Pombal, Portugal is founded by Gualdim Pais.
- Battle of Thurles in Ireland: Donal Mór Ó Brian defeats a Norman incursion into Thomond.
- Horse racing at Newmarket in England is first recorded.
- July 11 – Baldwin IV, 13, becomes King of Jerusalem, with Raymond III of Tripoli as regent, and William of Tyre as chancellor.
- Saladin captures Damascus.
- The last Toltec king commits suicide.
- May 15 – Nur ad-Din Zangi, ruler of Syria (b. 1118)
- June 28 – Andrei Bogolyubsky, Prince of Vladimir (b. c. 1111)
- July 11 – King Amalric I of Jerusalem (b. 1136)
- September 22 – Uchtred, Lord of Galloway (b. c. 1120)
- Everard des Barres, third Grand Master of the Knights Templar
- Miles of Plancy, French crusader
- Abels, Richard Philip; Bernard S. Bachrach (2001). The Normans and their adversaries at war. Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer. p. 100. ISBN 0-85115-847-1.
- Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 69–72. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.
- Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 126–127. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.