874 in history

874 events chronologically

Mar 13 The bones of Saint Nicephorus are interred in the Church of the Holy Apostles, Constantinople

Died in 874

Jan 4 Hasan al-Askari the eleventh and the penultimate Imam of the Twelver Shia Muslims. His title al-Askari is derived from the Arabic word Asker for army. He was given this title because he lived in Samarra, a garrison town. He was 22, when his father was killed. The period of his Imāmate was six years and he died at the age of 28 and was buried in Samarra