**974**= 2 x 487.

**974**! – 1 is a factorial minus one prime.

**974**is the number of multigraphs with 5 vertices and 10 edges.

**974**is the sum of six positive fifth powers:

**974**= 3

^{5}+ 3

^{5}+ 3

^{5}+ 3

^{5}+ 1

^{5}+ 1

^{5}.

**974**was the year of a great earthquake in England.

Source: Prime Curios!