1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1874th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 874th year of the 2nd millennium, the 74th year of the 19th century, and the 5th year of the 1870s decade. As of the start of 1874, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1874 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1874
Ab urbe condita2627
Armenian calendar1323
Assyrian calendar6624
Baháʼí calendar30–31
Balinese saka calendar1795–1796
Bengali calendar1281
Berber calendar2824
British Regnal year37 Vict. 1 – 38 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2418
Burmese calendar1236
Byzantine calendar7382–7383
Chinese calendar癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4571 or 4364
    — to —
甲戌年 (Wood Dog)
4572 or 4365
Coptic calendar1590–1591
Discordian calendar3040
Ethiopian calendar1866–1867
Hebrew calendar5634–5635
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1930–1931
 - Shaka Samvat1795–1796
 - Kali Yuga4974–4975
Holocene calendar11874
Igbo calendar874–875
Iranian calendar1252–1253
Islamic calendar1290–1291
Japanese calendarMeiji 7
Javanese calendar1802–1803
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4207
Minguo calendar38 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar406
Thai solar calendar2416–2417
Tibetan calendar阴水鸡年
(female Water-Rooster)
2000 or 1619 or 847
    — to —
(male Wood-Dog)
2001 or 1620 or 848

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Births edit

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John D. Rockefeller Jr.
Honus Wagner
Harry Houdini
Robert Frost
Lou Henry Hoover

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Guglielmo Marconi
Howard Carter

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July edit

Herbert Hoover
Carl Bosch

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October edit

Winston Churchill
William Lyon Mackenzie King

November edit

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Deaths edit

January–June edit

Moritz von Jacobi
Anders Jonas Ångström

July–December edit

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