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Grand Unified Timeline events from 2201 C.E. through 2400 C.E.

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     2201 C.E. to 2250 C.E. 
  • The Mirage Anti-Gravity Excellence Centre in Dubai forms a professional racing team, simply called Mirage. (Wipeout)
  • Philippa Georgiou is born. (Star Trek: Discovery)



  • Birth of Vina in Paris. She would become a love interest to Christopher Pike. (Star Trek: The Original Series, novel Burning Dreams)
  • Two worlds populated with mostly Lepines (rabbits) went separated from the rest of the anthropomorphic civilization and the Independent Lepine Republic (ILR) was born. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)
  • Triakis wins the final season of the FX300 league. However, due to their use of illegal technology they were stripped of the win, which went to AG Systems instead. (Wipeout)
  • The FX350 Anti-Gravity Racing League commences, intended as a testing ground for prototype ships and as a transition between the 300 and 400 leagues. (Wipeout HD and Wipeout HD Fury)


  • The FX400 Anti-Gravity Racing League commences. (Wipeout Pulse)


  • To get around the problem of relativity, scientists increase the speed of light to make interstellar travel possible. (Futurama)
  • The Vault Dweller vanishes from Arroyo, leaving behind his vault suit and memoirs. His daughter begins training to succeed him as village leader. (Fallout 2)
  • David McIntyre is born. (Babylon 5)



  • The Vault Dweller's daughter completes her mystic test, involving hallucinogenic herbs and a trip through the Temple of Trials, to become Arroyo's village elder. (Fallout 2)


  • Max Borne is the Spider-Man of this year, fighting enemies such as Hobgoblin and Chameleon. (Marvel Comics)



  • Earth Government discovers and seizes Black Marker on the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico. (Dead Space: Martyr)
  • First appearance of necrotic recombinant Human-origin forms. (Dead Space: Martyr)
  • Michael Altman reveals the existence of the Black Marker to the public. (Dead Space)
  • Benedict Summerfield III is born. (Bernice Summerfield)


  • March 15: Michael Altman dies mysteriously. (Dead Space)
  • The mergence of the Church of Unitology. (Dead Space)
  • The Drengin Empire secretly support a minor race, the Xendar, in its raids against a human colony, intending to prove through a proxy war how pathetic humanity is. They are shocked when the humans retaliate against the raiders and nearly reach the Xendar homeworld, forcing the Drengin to quickly exterminate the Xendar before the humans learn of their involvement. After the conflict the humans return to peace as though nothing had happened, while the Drengin upgrade mankind's threat rating from "nonexistent" to "extreme." (Galactic Civilizations)



  • May 3: Jeffrey David Sinclair is born on Mars colony. (Babylon 5)
  • June 27: Del Varner is born. (Babylon 5)






  • December 10: Lyta Alexander is born. (Babylon 5)
  • The Drengin Empire begins its war against the Arcean Empire, but are surprised when humans enter the conflict on the side of the Arceans without a prior treaty or obligation. The humans go on to talk with other alien races in favor of an alliance against the Drengin, something never before contemplated. (Galactic Civilizations)
  • The Nexus crosses through the Milky Way Galaxy. (Star Trek: Generations)



  • Birth of Leonard McCoy, future chief medical officer on the U.S.S. Enterprise, is born in Atlanta, Georgia, on Earth. His father would die of an incurable, painful disease, inspiring Leonard to seek a medical career. (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)
  • The Institute acquires a source of pristine pre-War human DNA, allowing them to perfect a new generation of Synths that can pass for human. (Fallout 4)


  • The Narn Liberation War ends; the Centauri withdraw from Narn space. (Babylon 5)
  • Ghouls in the ruins of Washington D.C. find a new home in the Museum of History's exhibit on the Greek afterlife. The settlement of Underworld is the result. (Fallout 3)
  • Ash Tyler is born. (Star Trek: Discovery)


  • The United Powers League is formed on Earth. (StarCraft)
  • The "Broken Mask" incident. A man visiting Diamond City abruptly goes on a homicidal rampage, and when killed is discovered to be a Synth infiltrator. Fear and paranoia spread across the Commonwealth as people are kidnapped by the Institute or replaced with bio-mechanical duplicates. (Fallout 4)


  • August 10: Susan Ivanova is born. (Babylon 5)
  • Birth of the half-human Spock on planet Vulcan to Sarek of Vulcan, a career diplomat, and Amanda Grayson, a teacher. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Birth of T'Pring on planet Vulcan. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Talia Winters is born. (Babylon 5)
  • The Dilgar conquer the Narn colonies of Hilag and Balus. (Babylon 5)
  • A team of archaeologists led by Dr. Noah Mandell excavate an asteroid, Bradbury Rock, from an Alternate Universe called Earth Prime. In this universe, Superman is no more than a fictional character. They discover footage from an old 20th Century television series called The Adventures of Superman in which an actor named George Reeves played the Man of Steel. The introduction to the series reveals that Superman's secret identity was Clark Kent. The Galaxy News reporter Lois Olsen, a descendant of Superman's pal Jimmy Olsen, casts doubt on Dr. Mandell's conclusions because her brother James Olsen IV's findings indicate that Superman was probably Morgan Edge. (DC Comics)


  • A group from Vault 34, upset with their Overseer's restrictions on heavy weaponry, set off to find a new home in the Mojave Wasteland. The well-armed migrants settle in the abandoned Nellis Air Force Base, becoming known as the Boomers. (Fallout: New Vegas)


  • The Earth Alliance conquers Balus. The battle of Salos ends the Dilgar war. The sun of Dilgar becomes a supernova. All Dilgar except Jha'dur are annihilated. Jha'dur is saved by the Wind Swords. The Era of Optimist Expansion begins, lasting until approximately 2234. (Babylon 5)
  • Birth of Janice Rand. She would serve as yeoman aboard the Enterprise. (Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: Voyager)


  • Jonathan Archer retires from Starfleet service at the rank of admiral. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • James Tiberius Kirk born to George and Winona Kirk on Iowa, Earth. (Star Trek novels)
  • The Romulan Nero arrives from the future, and destroys the U.S.S. Kelvin, altering history. James Tiberius Kirk born in space after his pregnant mother is evacuated from the Kelvin, but his father George Kirk dies with his ship. (Star Trek (2009))
  • Earth Federation battles the Zanscare Empire. (UC 0153) (Mobile Suit Victory Gundam)


  • The Minbari hear from the Centauri about the humans but decide not to establish contact. The Era of Optimist Expansion ends. (Babylon 5)


  • April 30: May Ahearn is born. (Star Trek: Discovery)
  • The SS Columbia, a research vessel, crashlands on the planet Talos IV. Vina, a female crewmember, is the Sole Survivor. The native Talosians take her in. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • The Enclave launches an expedition to the ruins of the Mariposa Military Base and conduct some FEV experiments before moving on, resulting in a second generation of super mutants. (Fallout 2)


  • By tradition, Spock of Vulcan is betrothed to T'Pring. Neither child seems particularly enthusiastic about it. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Hikaru Sulu, future officer on the U.S.S. Enterprise, born in San Francisco. (Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek Chronology reference book)
  • Remnants of the Naval Research Institute reclaim a beached aircraft carrier on the banks of the Potomac near the Jefferson Memorial. The community will grow into Rivet City. (Fallout 3)



  • April 15: Jonathan Harris is born in Tucson, Arizona. (Babylon 5)
  • Nyota Uhura, future officer on the U.S.S. Enterprise, born on Earth. (Star Trek Chronology reference book)



  • July 27: The Vault Dweller's grandchild, the Chosen One, endures the Temple of Trials and is sent to travel the wasteland in search of a Garden of Eden Creation Kit to rejuvenate the failing village of Arroyo. (Fallout 2)
  • Estimated birth of Christine Chapel, later nurse and medical officer aboard the Enterprise. (Star Trek: The Original Series, novel: Planet of Judgment)
  • Sonra-4 is renamed Argon in memory of Nathan R. Gunne. (X-Universe)


  • Stephen Franklin is the first human to ever have direct contact with a Minbari. (Babylon 5)
  • Estimated birth of Gary Mitchell. He would grow up to serve as helmsman aboard the Enterprise. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • The Enclave captures the populations of Vault 13 and Arroyo, taking them to its base on the Poseidon oil platform. After numerous adventures, the Chosen One storms the platform, kills President Richardson, frees the captives, and destroys the Enclave's hideout, putting a stop to their plans of world domination. The Vault 13 and Arroyo populations are reunited after being separated for two generations, and form a thriving new community with the help of the G.E.C.K. The Chosen One's mother passes away, content that her child will be a worthy successor as village elder. (Fallout 2)


Before 2244



  • The U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701) is launched on its initial five-year mission under Captain Robert April. Dr. Sarah April, the Captain's wife, serves as the chief medical officer. (Star Trek: The Animated Series)
  • Pavel Andreievich Chekov born to Andrei Chekov and an unnamed mother in Russia. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • In the timeline created by Nero, the Enterprise has not yet been completed. (Star Trek (2009))
  • Delenn becomes a member of the Grey Council by nomination of her mentor Dukhat. The Prometheus incident takes place, causing the Earth-Minbari War. (Babylon 5)

c. 2245

  • Approximate date of the second use of nuclear weapons in warfare. (Dune Encyclopedia)


  • Stud Beefpile, the ace pilot, zooms around the galaxy and does a lot of indeterminate stuff. (Escape Velocity)
  • John Sheridan takes command over the Lexington and destroys the Black Star. Sheridan and Dr. Stephen Franklin start negotiations with Minbari Ranger One Lenonn with help of G'Kar, but the negotiations are interrupted by the Centauri and Lenonn is killed. (Babylon 5)
  • Disaster strikes planet Tarsus IV, a Federation colony with about 8000 residents. An exotic fungus destroys most of their food supply and leaves everyone in danger of starvation. Governor Kodos decides to execute 50% of the population, hoping the survivors would endure until new supplies could be transported. The decision is carried out as planned. Relief ships arrive much earlier than expected, proving that Kodos had miscalculated. Kodos fakes his own death to escape. Among the surviving colonists is young James Tiberius Kirk. He is also among the few who have personally met Kodos and are able to identify him. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • An elderly Hoshi Sato is among the casualties in Tarsus IV. (Star Trek: Enterprise, script note)
  • Edward Sallow and Bill Calhoun, two Followers of the Apocalypse, travel east to study tribal dialects and meet a Mormon missionary named Joshua Graham. During their journey, Sallow discovers a cache of texts on Ancient Rome, including Caesar's Comentarii. Sallow becomes fascinated with tales of Roman culture and conquests. (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • The New Milan colony is destroyed by the Chakuun, the shock troops of the Tholian Assembly. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)


  • Birth of Lenore Karidian to Anton Karidian (current identity of wanted criminal Kodos the Executioner). Lenore would later seek to kill everyone able to identify her father. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Sallow, Calhoun and Graham are held ransom by the Blackfoot tribe, which faces war with seven rival communities. Sallow trains his captors in the art of warfare and tactics, particularly the idea of total war, and is made leader for his efforts. Taking the name of Caesar, he brutally conquers the opposing tribes, destroys their old identities, and forges a unified Legion from the survivors. Joshua Graham becomes his right-hand man and earns the title of Malpais Legate, while Calhoun travels west to warn the world what his friend has become. (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • Jack Deth arrests Martin Whistler. (Trancers)


  • The Mars government declares neutrality in the Earth-Minbari War. The Battle of the Line takes place. The Minbari surrender and withdraw their forces without apparent reason. The Mars Freedom movement is formed. (Babylon 5)
  • Tandi dies at the age of 103 and is replaced by Joanna Tibbets as President of NCR. (Fallout 2)
  • Caesar's Legion begins its conquest of the American southwest. (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • Logan 5 is born. (Logan's Run)



  • Zulfikar Quattlebaum begins running intelligence for the Feyadeen. M'Loto Sehetu is his commanding officer. (Mercy Heights)


     2251 C.E. to 2300 C.E. 


  • Christopher Pike becomes Captain of USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) and takes the ship to a five-year mission. (Star Trek: The Original Series) Pike chooses Lt. Commander Robbins (a.k.a. Number One) as his first officer. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)
  • In the timeline created by Nero, the Enterprise has not yet been completed. (Star Trek (2009))
  • Pharos Hecatomb Massacre: All but 200 of a 3 million-strong Plennari defence force on Pharos Hecatomb is slaughtered by Feyadeen. (Mercy Heights)


  • June 9: May Ahearn dies. (Star Trek: Discovery)
  • A Federation ship crashlands on planet Thasus. The sole survivor is infant Charles "Charlie" Evans. The local non-corporeal lifeforms grant him psionic powers to allow him to survive. Years later, Evans would misuse said powers while interacting with other humans. (Star Trek: The Original Series)


  • February 9: David McIntyre is discharged from Earthforce. (Babylon 5)
  • Cadet Spock is given a field commission with the rank of acting ensign and becomes the new science officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise after his predecessor is afflicted with Virillian toxic fever. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)


  • Space station Babylon 4 is completed, but vanishes. (Babylon 5)
  • Yeoman Dermot Cusack and two other U.S.S. Enterprise crewmembers are killed during an attempted coup on Rigel VII. Two weeks later, Commodore Robert April assigns Yeoman Mia Colt, formerly of the U.S.S. Hawking, to succeed Cusack. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)
  • The USS Enterprise under Captain Christopher Pike visits planet Talos IV, investigating the fate of a ship which crushed on the planet years ago. The telepathic native Talosians abduct Pike and fail to make him mate with Vina, sole survivor of the crash. Pike leaves, Vina stays. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • While on service aboard the USS Republic, Ensign James Tiberius Kirk locates a circuit failure which could have destroyed the ship within a few minutes. He takes immediate action and resolves the situation, resulting in a recommendation for him and a quick promotion. Lieutenant Commander Benjamin "Ben" Finney, who had checked the same area of the ship without noting the problem, is reprimanded and rendered unpromotable. Finney blames Kirk for ruining his career and holds a grudge for more than a decade. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Yeoman Mia Colt accidentally activates the tachyon energy suspended in an Algolian keepsake when she scans it with her tricorder. As a result, she is sent 39 years forward in time to 2293 and thereby creates an Alternate Timeline. After her disappearance, James T. Kirk, newly graduated from Starfleet Academy, is assigned to replace her as Captain Pike's yeoman. However, the two men have a severe personality clash and Kirk resigns from Starfleet after a year. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)
  • The Brotherhood of Steel dispatches an expedition under the command of Paladin Owyn Lyons to travel across the country and scour the ruins of Washington D.C. for pre-war technology, as well as investigate sightings of Super Mutants on the East Coast. (Fallout 3)
  • M'Loto Sehetu leaves the Feyadeen to study medicine. (Mercy Heights)
  • The World Government of Earth commissions and builds a Museum of Lost Treasures in Hiroshima, Japan. Objects in the museum include scrolls from the Library of Alexandria, the Rongo-Rongo tablets of Easter Island, and the Lost Ark of the Covenant. (Chrononauts)


  • The Lyons Expedition reaches the ruins of Pittsburgh, now a polluted and anarchic den of depravity called the Pitt. In a battle that will be known as the Scourge, the Brotherhood of Steel torches the ruins, killing raiders and rescuing untainted children. There is only one Brotherhood casualty, Ishmael Ashur, who is buried in rubble and left for dead. When he is later pulled free by scavengers, his appearance impresses the superstitious locals so much that they make him their leader. Ashur sets about consolidating power and rebuilding the Pitt into a working city. (Fallout 3 - The Pitt)
  • The Lyons Expedition reaches the Capital Wasteland and claims the ruins of the Pentagon as its headquarters, dubbed the Citadel. Lyons is promoted to Elder, and his forces help contain the Super Mutant presence around D.C. (Fallout 3)


  • The space station Babylon 5 opens. The Vorlons send Kosh Naranek as ambassador. (Babylon 5)
  • The USS Farragut encounters a "cloud creature" on planet Tycho IV. The encounter results in the death of about 200 crew members before the ship managed to escape. The ship's navigator, Lieutenant James Tiberius Kirk, is recommended for his "uncommon bravery" in his first combat situation. Nevertheless, Kirk suffers guilt for his perceived failure to rescue more lives. (Star Trek: The Original Series)


  • December 31: Earth Alliance President Luis Santiago is assassinated. Morgan Clark assumes the presidency. (Babylon 5)
  • The planet Vulcan is destroyed by time-travelers from the 24th century (the original Star Trek timeline), precipitating the ascension of a young James T. Kirk to Captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise six years early. (Star Trek (2009))
  • A scientist named James experiences joy and grief in equal measure when his wife Catherine dies after giving birth. He abandons their lives' work and talks his way into Vault 101 with his child, becoming the Vault's doctor. (Fallout 3)


  • Humans arrive in the Koprulu Sector. (StarCraft)
  • The Narn-Centauri War begins. The Centauri receive secret help from the Shadows. (Babylon 5)


  • The Narn-Centauri War ends. (Babylon 5)
  • Babylon 5 declares independence from Earth. (Babylon 5)
  • Kosh Naranek killed. (Babylon 5)
  • Under the direction of several influential figures, among them Asurian Consul Argos Varus, the various resistance groups form an alliance called the capital-'R' Resistance. (Terra)


  • The war between Shadows and Vorlons ends and both leave the galaxy.
  • The Centauri leave Narn. (Babylon 5)
  • The Earth Alliance Civil War takes place. (Babylon 5)
  • The Interstellar Alliance is formed. (Babylon 5)
  • Robert and Nancy Crater begin their archaeological research on planet M-113 and are both killed by a native lifeform. The event goes unnoticed and the USS Enterprise will attempt to bring supplies to them in 2266. Dr. Leonard McCoy, Nancy's old flame, would be eager to see her. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Dr. Roger Korby, a medical archaeologist, goes missing in action, leaving behind his fiancée, Christine Chapel. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Birth of David Marcus, illegitimate son of James Tiberius Kirk and Dr. Carol Marcus. He would be raised by his mother alone. Carol continues to pursue her career as a molecular biologist and has no intention to settle down. (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)


  • The Centauri War takes place. The Centauri leave the Interstellar Alliance. (Babylon 5)


  • December 23: Dr. Elaki Kalahahaii was born on the planet Darren. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)
  • The Great Evil returns to destroy all life on Earth, but it is defeated by the five elements. (The Fifth Element)


  • The Telepath War begins. Psi Corps is destroyed. (Babylon 5)
  • Birth of Tuvok in the Vulcanis Lunar Colony. His unnamed father and his mother T'Meni would later encourage him to join the Starfleet. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • The Nexus crosses through the Milky Way Galaxy. (Star Trek: Generations)


  • February 8: Onni Hitzok was born in planet Ekosiak. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)
  • The U.S.S. Enterprise is launched on another five-year mission under Captain James Tiberius Kirk. Spock serves as first officer, Montgomery Scott as chief engineer, Gary Mitchell as helmsman, Lee Kelso as navigator, Dr. Mark Piper as chief medical officer, Hikaru Sulu as chief officer of the astrosciences department, Richard Alden as communications officer, and Barbara Smith as Captain's Yeoman. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • In the first recorded adventure of the new crew, helmsman Gary Mitchell and psychiatrist Elizabeth Dehner undergo a mutation, gaining vast psionic powers but dying as a result. (Star Trek: The Original Series)


  • The Drakh Wars begins. The Drakh spread a deadly virus on Earth. (Babylon 5)
  • Several staff changes aboard the USS Enterprise. Dr. Mark Piper is replaced by Dr. Leonard McCoy as chief medical officer. Hikaru Sulu, previously part of the science division, becomes the new helmsman. Nyota Uhura becomes the new chief communications officer. Janice Rand becomes the new captain's yeoman. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • A Romulan ship enters Federation space, ending a century of self-isolation for the Romulans. (Star Trek: The Original Series)


  • Khan Noonien Singh and 71 of his followers are revived from suspended animation and settled on Ceti Alpha V. Khan is joined by Marla McGivers, a historian on the Enterprise whom he romanced. (Star Trek: The Original Series)
  • Christopher Pike, former Captain of the Enterprise, is crippled and disfigured while in service. Spock hijacks the Enterprise to deliver Pike to Talos IV, where the local telepaths could help their old acquaintance live a happy life among their illusions. (Star Trek: The Original Series)


  • Ceti Alpha VI, sixth planet in its system, is destroyed under mysterious circumstances. The disaster wipes out all life on Ceti Alpha V except for Khan Noonien Singh and his followers. (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)


  • The USS Enterprise ends its five-year mission under Captain James Tiberius Kirk. (Star Trek: The Animated Series, Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Estimated birth of Felisa Howard, paternal grandmother of Dr. Beverly Crusher. She would become a herbalist and healer. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Birth of Demora Sulu, daughter of Hikaru Sulu and Susan Ling. She would serve as captain of the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-B). (Star Trek: Generations, novels: The Captain's Daughter, Serpents Among the Ruins)
  • The Split develop crude rockets and colonize the moons of their homeworld. (X-Universe)
  • The Confederation of Planets (ConFed) was created as a result of years of space exploration, with twelve planets as their charter members. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)


  • Formation of the Free Worlds League. (BattleTech)
  • The refitted U.S.S. Enterprise, under Admiral James T. Kirk, saves Earth from V'ger. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture)
  • By this time, dependence on computer entertainment has reduced the human population to just two people. The seaQuest arrives from 250 years in the past and ensures the human race continues. (seaQuest DSV)
  • The New California Republic begins exploring the Mojave Wasteland and signs the Ranger Unification Treaty, incorporating the local Desert Rangers into its own military while pledging to defend the people of the New Vegas area from Caesar's Legion. (Fallout: New Vegas)


  • The government of the human exiles moves from Taurus to Argon and officially establishes itself as the Argon Federation. (X-Universe)
  • A DJ named Three Dog takes over the Galaxy News Radio building in the ruins of Washington DC, playing pre-War music and bringing the people of the Capital Wasteland the truth, no matter how bad it hurts. (Fallout 3)
  • The Extraplanetary Defense Force (EDF) was born. The First Lepine War began afterwards. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)


  • Spock discovers Saavik and several other half-Vulcan, half-Romulan children in the ruins of an abandoned Romulan colony. (Star Trek: Untold Voyages)


  • January 22: Erma Felna was born in the city of Annahport in the planet Dornthant II. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)
  • October 24: Elias Vaughn is born. (Star Trek Novel Verse)
  • After learning that NCR scouts have reached the Hoover Dam, the mysterious Mr. House "civilizes" the local tribals, forming the Three Families to help renovate the ruins of Las Vegas. By the time the scouts start their way home, they find a fully-functioning city waiting for them, blazing with light in the middle of the desert. The New California Republic signs the New Vegas Treaty, allowing them to operate in the region and draw power from the Hoover Dam, while recognizing Mr. House and the Three Families' authority. NCR citizens begin visiting the Strip. (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • The S.S. Artemis is launched from Mars. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)


  • The Fairness In Hell Act is passed, requiring the Robot Devil to release a soul (and a solid gold fiddle) from Hell if someone can beat him in a fiddle contest. (Futurama)
  • McCarran Airport is established as Camp McCarran, the New California Republic's headquarters in the Mojave. The NCR begins clashing with the local chapter of the Brotherhood of Steel. Legion scouts report that the NCR is renovating the Hoover Dam, and Caesar prepares for war. (Fallout: New Vegas)


  • Elder Lyons ignites controversy within the Brotherhood of Steel by announcing that he intends to help the people of the Capital Wasteland as his primary goal, rather than focusing on acquiring pre-war technology. His superiors on the west coast allow him to keep his position, but cease sending material support. Paladin Casdin leads a dissenting faction to break away from Lyons, forming the Brotherhood Outcasts and continuing their original mission. (Fallout 3)
  • Operation: Sunburst. The Mojave chapter of the Brotherhood of Steel is dealt a crushing blow when the NCR drives them from the HELIOS One solar plant. Its leader Father Elijah disappears after the battle, and Nolan McNamara takes up the rank of Elder to lead the Brotherhood to the safety of Hidden Valley. (Fallout: New Vegas)


  • Vault 101 is thrown into chaos as James defies the Overseer's security forces and leaves the Vault. His child soon follows in his footsteps, adventuring across the Capital Wasteland and becoming known as Lone Wanderer. (Fallout 3)
  • Megaton resident Moira Brown, with the considerable help of the Lone Wanderer, publishes The Wasteland Survival Guide, an indispensable handbook to thriving in the post-apocalyptic world. The book is such a success that copies can be found as far west as the Mojave in less than four years. (Fallout 3)
  • The Brotherhood Outcasts uncover a bunker containing an elaborate virtual reality training simulation, depicting battles on the Alaskan front of the Sino-American War. (Fallout 3 - Operation Anchorage)
  • A former Pitt slave named Werner arrives in the Capital Wasteland, seeking aid in overthrowing Lord Ashur. (Fallout 3 - The Pitt)
  • The First Battle for Hoover Dam. Caesar's Legion, under the command of Legate Graham, pushes the NCR out of the dam and into the nearby town of Boulder City, only to take catastrophic losses when the NCR detonates a cache of explosives buried under the town and proceeds to rout the Legion and retake the dam. As punishment for his failure, Caesar has Graham covered in pitch, set aflame, and hurled over the edge of the Grand Canyon. Graham nevertheless survives and journeys back to New Canaan, where he rejoins the Mormon Church. (Fallout: New Vegas)


  • The Lone Wanderer battles elements of the Enclave for control of Project Purity, ultimately activating the purifier designed to bring safe drinking water to the region. The Enclave bunker at Raven Rock is destroyed and the Brotherhood of Steel begins distributing Aqua Pura to the people of the Capital Wasteland. (Fallout 3 - Broken Steel)
  • The Duchess Gambit sails up the Potomac and docks in the Capital Wasteland, offering adventurers a chance to explore Point Lookout, Maryland. (Fallout 3 - Point Lookout)
  • The Lone Wanderer is abducted by aliens with sinister intentions for Earth, but turns the tables on the extraterrestrials and joins forces with other captives to destroy their mothership high in the thermosphere. (Fallout 3 - Mothership Zeta)
  • The NCR attacks a Great Khan encampment at Bitter Springs. Believing it to be a primary staging point for Khan raids, NCR forces instead end up massacring fleeing women and children, wounded and elderly. (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • The U.S.S. Bozeman becomes trapped in a temporal causality loop in the Typhon Expanse. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • In an Alternate Timeline, Dr. Philip Boyce retires as chief medical officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise to raise orchids. He is succeeded by Dr. Gabrielle Carlotti, whom he specifically recommended for the position. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)
  • In an Alternate Timeline, the Klingon Empire conquers Algol II. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)
  • The U.S.S. Enterprise completes its second five-year mission under the command of Admiral James T. Kirk. It becomes a training vessel commanded by Captain Spock. (Star Trek: Untold Voyages)



  • The East Coast Brotherhood of Steel sends its first reconnaissance team to the New England Commonwealth. (Fallout 4)


  • John Sheridan dies. Babylon 5 is abandoned and destroyed. (Babylon 5)
  • A courier for the Mojave Express is ambushed near the town of Goodsprings, robbed, shot twice in the head, and buried in a shallow grave in the town cemetery. Surviving despite the odds, the Courier sets off to track down a group of would-be killers and learn what was so important about the Platinum Chip they stole. (Fallout: New Vegas)
  • A broadcast for the grand opening of the Sierra Madre casino invites travelers to a place where they can let go and begin again. (Fallout: New Vegas - Dead Money)
  • The Happy Trails Caravan Company organizes an expedition to New Canaan, inviting others (particularly those with working Pip-Boys) to join on. (Fallout: New Vegas - Honest Hearts)
  • Attending the Midnight Science-Fiction Showing at the Mojave Drive-In, the Courier is mysteriously transported to the Big MT Research and Development center and is lobotomized by the Think Tanks, a group of brilliant but eccentric pre-war scientists. (Fallout: New Vegas - Old World Blues)
  • The Courier receives a message from fellow courier Ulysses, who promises to explain why he chose to let the Courier take the Platinum Chip. The two couriers have a final confrontation at the Divide, where they fight underneath the flag of the Old World. (Fallout: New Vegas - Lonesome Road)
  • Dendrellian/Pennari peace talks hit a snag when Kalaya Thalassa, the Dendrellain ambassador, is murdered. (Mercy Heights)


  • The NCR, Caesar's Legion, and Mr. House face off in the Second Battle of Hoover Dam, gambling everything on the future of New Vegas. The Courier helps stack the deck. (Fallout: New Vegas)


  • In an alternate timeline, the resistance group Metatron, led by Affranchi Char, fights the Earth Federation's "Man-hunting Agency". (UC 0203) (Gaia Gear)
  • 16-year-old Arthur Maxson is appointed as the new Elder of the East Coast Brotherhood of Steel, after defeating a Super Mutant warlord and convincing the Brotherhood Outcasts to return to the fold. He undoes many of the late Elder Lyons' policies and once again prioritizes collecting pre-War technology to prevent its abuse. (Fallout 4)



  • Khan Noonien Singh seeks revenge on James T. Kirk.more  (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)
  • Destruction of the U.S.S. Enterprise at the Genesis Planet. more  (Star Trek III: The Search for Spock)
  • Solus Kalar, the son of the Asurian Sovereign, forms the Shadow Cabal to act as a personal army for his father. It mutates into a barely controllable paramilitary group with its hands in everything from salvage to slave-trading. (Terra)



  • The U.S.S. Enterprise-A, commanded by Captain James T. Kirk, travels to the center of the galaxy. Kirk meets "God." (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)
  • Coalition States establish the Post-Apocalypse calendar. (1 PA) (Rifts)
  • The Quincy Massacre. When a well-armed force of mercenaries threatens a settlement under the Minutemen's protection, many in the militia ignore its pleas for assistance, while one defects to the attackers to help them capture the town. Quincy's inhabitants and defenders are all but wiped out, and the few survivors under Minuteman Preston Garvey flee north, taking further losses in Lexington before being driven into Concord by raiders. (Fallout 4)
    • The Railroad, an underground group pledged to freeing Synths from bondage, suffers a devastating loss when the Institute destroys its headquarters. (Fallout 4)
    • Vault 111's Sole Survivor emerges after 210 years of cryogenic sleep, venturing out into the Commonwealth in search of whoever murdered their spouse and kidnapped their son. (Fallout 4)
    • The Mechanist comes to the Capital Wasteland, intent on delivering justice with an army of robots. (Fallout 4 - Automatron)
    • Kasumi Nakano travels to Far Harbor out of the belief that she is a Synth. Her father Kenji hires Valentine Detective Agency to find her. (Fallout 4 - Far Harbor)
    • Vault 88 sends out a distress signal, leading the Sole Survivor to a brand-new Vault. (Fallout 4 - Vault-Tec Workshop)
    • The Sole Survivor decides to take a vacation to Nuka World. (Fallout 4 - Nuka World)



  • The Shaw-Fujikawa Translight Engine is developed. (Halo)


  • Celestial Being begins testing of the Second Generation Gundam Prototypes at a secret facility called 'Krung Thep'. (Gundam 00P)
  • A man records a brief history of the recently ended war between the East and West that began on August 19, 1966 and the devastation that it has wrought on Earth. After the last remaining factory for the production of oxygen is destroyed, the survivors split into two factions with one living underground and the other taking their chances on the surface. This eventually gives rise to the world of the Eloi and the Morlocks. The time traveler George later listens to this recording on one of the Talking Rings on October 13, 802,701. (The Time Machine (1960))
  • Logan 5 is born. (Logan's Run)


  • The U.S.S. Enterprise-A, commanded by Captain James T. Kirk, saves a peace conference between the Federation and the Klingon Empire. (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)
  • Kirk disappears saving the U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-B). (Star Trek: Generations)
  • Destruction of Zardoz. (Zardoz)
  • Titan Colony is attacked by the Shadow Cabal. A young Alexis Hawke is taken as a slave and the rest of the colony is slaughtered. (Terra)
  • Having been sent 39 years forward in time, Yeoman Mia Colt arrives aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, now an exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Air, Sea and Space. The crews of the Enterprise-A, commanded by Captain Christopher Pike, and the commercial freighter Bounty, commanded by Captain James T. Kirk, help her to return to 2254 via the Well of Tomorrows on Algol II in order to restore the proper timeline. (Star Trek: Early Voyages)


  • Consul Argos Varus is outed as a founder of the Resistance. Sovereign Northazul Kalar orders his family purged. Argos' son Agrippa escapes with his father's fellow founder Eve Arlia. (Terra)


  • Collapse of the Earth Federation. (UC 0218) (G-Saviour)
  • The crew of the interplanetary hauling vehicle Pequod discover the notorious 22nd Century criminal Virgil Nygard in a stasis pod drifting in space. (The Outer Limits (1995))


  • May 8: In a very distant galaxy, the Independent Lepine Republic (ILR) invades planet Derzon in an attempt for provoke the Extraplanetary Defense Force (EDF). The EDF managed to repel the invasion with the help of Flight Officer Erma Felna, but at the expense of the civilian population of Derzon and declaring the Second Lepine War along the way. (Albedo: Erma Felna EDF)


  • Copy X rules Neo Arcadia, the last major settlement after the Elf Wars, in an extremely oppressive pro-human environment. His creator, Ciel, finds and awakens Zero to fight against him and his forces. note  (Mega Man Zero)


  • The Earth is a barren wasteland where the remnants of humanity struggle to survive, while being hunted by the robotic forces of Mother Brain. (Chrono Trigger)
  • The beginning of the Second Dark Ages. (The Psychotechnic League)
  • First contact between the Paranid Empire and the Argon Federation. The two races form a loose alliance. (X-Universe)
  • Emigration to the stars begins. (UC 0220) (Kyouka Ningen Monogatari: Mad Wang 1160)
  • Lisa is born. (Logan's Run)

23rd century

  • Dave Lister and Arnold Rimmer's home era. justification  (Red Dwarf)
  • After war and ecological collapse, humanity survives in a sealed dome city. Population is controlled by killing anyone older than 30, a rule enforced by the Sandmen. Logan 5, a Sandman, is forced to go on the run himself. (Logan's Run)
  • The Star Trek Wars break out when the Church of Trek takes control of several major world governments, including Germany (which is renamed "Nazi Planet Episode Land".) In the aftermath, all Trekkies are executed and all mention of Star Trek is banned. (Futurama)
  • Decapodians arrive on Earth. The anchovy goes extinct shortly thereafter. (Futurama)
  • The United Earth Sphere Alliance begins oppressing the local space colonies following the assassination of the charismatic colonial leader Heero Yuy. Twenty years later, a group of five young colonists are sent to Earth with super-powerful mobile weapons called Gundams, tasked with weakening the Alliance and freeing the colonies. (Mobile Suit Gundam Wing)
  • Large portions of the Earth, including London, is flooded due to global warming and humanity builds underwater bases. A rift of Vortron radiation plays havoc with one of these at Christmas. (Doctor Who: The Adventure Games)
  • The Sixth Doctor arrives on Varos and stops the planet's exploitation by the Galactic Mining Corporation. (Vengeance on Varos)
  • Organic livestock is extinct, and laws banning the consumption of surviving animals are in place to preserve biodiversity; humans survive on synthetic food. Corporations such as TransTime and Time to Time make money by sending cowboys back to the Mesozoic era to harvest dinosaur meat. (Flesh)
  • Wormhole exploration begins. Shortly thereafter, the wormhole over the newly-established colony of Barrayar closes unexpectedly, cutting it off from the rest of the galaxy and beginning the Time of Isolation. (Vorkosigan Saga)
  • Destruction of Lake City (Hate Plus)

     2301 C.E. to 2350 C.E. 



  • In the midst of a war between the two factions controlling the former Federation space colonies, CONSENT and the Illuminati, the unaligned Side 8 makes a critical agricultural breakthrough. (UC 0223) (G-Saviour)
  • Juliana O'Donnell is born. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)


  • Tuvok of Vulcan marries T'Pel. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • UEC First Recon is ambushed by Asurian forces. Corporal Grey O'Shea, the unit sniper, survives and is rescued by Agrippa Varus. He joins the Resistance as Agrippa's apprentice. (Terra)
  • The Illuminati send a team to thwart "Project Raven", a secret military project by CONSENT. (UC 0224) (G-Saviour, PS2 game)


  • Birth of Jean-Luc Picard to Maurice Picard and his wife Yvette Gessard in La Barre, France. Maurice hoped to leave the family business to his sons, but Jean-Luc would instead enlist in the Starfleet. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)


  • Estimated birth of Matthew Dougherty, a Vice Admiral of the Starfleet. Late in life he would conspire with the Son'a against the Ba'ku, resulting in his own death. (Star Trek: Insurrection)
  • Lao Than discovers the cure for lung cancer. (Honor Harrington)



  • The three main world powers unite their military forces and defeat Celestial Being. (Mobile Suit Gundam 00)
  • Bender travels back to this year from the year 3007; uses a fleet of flying saucers to demolish all of New York City except the Applied Cryogenics building. Humanity is briefly reduced to barbarian tribes, which are also demolished by flying saucers. (Futurama)


  • March 16: A ship containing Robby The Robot lands at the Chicago Space Port. Robby is later brought to the 1950s by time traveler Professor Greenhill, who was present for his arrival in Chicago and photographed it. (The Invisible Boy)
  • Birth of master chef Joseph Sisko. He would become the father of Benjamin Sisko and paternal grandfather of Jake Sisko. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Via a mole the UEC discovers the location of a major Resistance base and sends the Jolly Roger Squadron, an elite starfighter unit including Alexis Hawke, to destroy it. Alex and her Flight Engineer Rick MacFarlane are shot down by the defenders and rescued by Grey and Agrippa. (Terra)


  • Monks of Dschubba complete the biggest radio telescope in the world in the Himalayas and begin scanning the sky for God. (Futurama)


  • At about this time: Princess Flavia, fiancée of Emperor Nikolai of Robo-Hungary, starts an affair with his cousin Basil. The Love Triangle between the three robots would last to 3010. (Futurama)


  • Forwards time travel is available, Earth is much colder, and John the Dilophosaur make an attack in Dinosaur City, West Virginia. (Cheesecake, Jr. in the Future)


  • The newly established Earth Sphere Federation establishes the autonomous peacekeeping force known as the A-LAWS to suppress dissidents. (Mobile Suit Gundam 00)
  • Celestial Being returns and begins to battle the A-LAWS. (Mobile Suit Gundam 00)



  • Earth Government researchers successfully reverse-engineer the Black Marker; the result is a near-perfect replica, eventually dubbed the Red Marker. The Red Marker and a research team are covertly transported to Aegis VII. (Dead Space)
  • The Red Marker is activated for the first time. (Dead Space)
  • First Aegis VII Incident. (Dead Space)
  • The Terran Alliance is dissolved. (BattleTech)
  • Birth of Kira Meru on planet Bajor. She would become the mother of Kira Nerys and mistress of Dukat. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Humanity is contacted by a race of aliens dubbed Extraterrestrial Liquidmetal Shapeshifters (ELS). The Earth military and Celestial Being fight back, until they eventually learn that the ELS are peaceful nomads looking for a new home. (Gundam 00: A Wakening of the Trailblazer)
  • Mark and Anne Jameson are married. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)



  • The Maximals, descendants of the Autobots, attempt to create a being with an immortal spark similar to Starscream's. They succeed, but the result is an insane psychopath by the name of Rampage. (Beast Wars)



  • Agent 5 of the Temporal Security Agency stops Elliot Sinclair from altering history to prevent humanity from joining the Symbiotry of Peaceful Beings. (The Journeyman Project)
  • Marshal Summerfield V is born. (Bernice Summerfield)


  • Draconis Combine founded. (BattleTech)
  • The Sandman Logan 5 learns from the rebel Jessica 6 that the world outside the City of Domes is not a Polluted Wasteland as the computers claim. The two of them go on the run in search of Sanctuary, a possibly mythical place where they can live out the rest of their natural lives in peace rather than undergoing the rite of Carousel at 30. They are soon joined by the android Rem. Logan's former friend and fellow Sandman Francis 7 pursues them relentlessly. (Logan's Run)


  • Optimus Primal is drafted to dispose of Rampage on some faraway planet, under the guise of a scientific expedition. (Beast Wars)
  • A group of renegade Predacons, led by one who names himself after Megatron, steal a Transwarp cruiser and go back in time to 180,000 BC to try and change the outcome of the Autobot-Decepticon war. They are pursued by Optimus Primal's Maximals. (Beast Wars)
  • A Predacon named after Galvatron travels forward in time to claim the angolmois on the abandoned Earth, now called Gaea. Lio Convoy pursues. (Beast Wars II)
  • Predacon agent Magmatron, seeking revenge on Unicron for the destruction of the planet Dinosaur, travels forward in time to just after Lio Convoy's defeat of Galvatron to claim the angolmois for himself. Big Convoy pursues. (Beast Wars Neo)
  • The Transformers return from Gaea with angolmois, which allows Unicron to merge with Vector Sigma and thus use Cybertron as his new body. Lio Convoy and Big Convoy destroy him with the Matrix Buster, after which Lio Convoy is made supreme ruler of Cybertron. Maximals and Predacons work together to rebuild their world. (Beast Wars Neo)
  • Birth of Dr. Lewis Zimmerman to Gregory Zimmerman and his wife Sandra Fritz in New Jersey. He would become the mentor of Julian Bashir and the creator of the Emergency Medical Holographic program. The program created holographic medical officers for various ships, all modeled after Zimmerman himself. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager)


  • On the return flight to Cybertron, Megatron manages to free himself from his bonds and arrives early. He uses his free time to conquer the planet with his Vehicon drones. When Optimus Primal's crew touches down, they are disabled by a transformation lock virus. Soon after, they are reformatted into new, technorganic bodies by Vector Sigma and launch a guerilla war against Megatron. (Beast Machines)
  • Megatron attempts to unite absorb every spark on Cybertron, but is stopped by Optimus Primal. Cybertron becomes a verdant, technorganic planet, as it was meant to be. (Beast Machines)


  • The Terran Confederacy is founded in the Koprulu Sector. (StarCraft)


  • Birth of Dr. Beverly Cheryl Howard (later Beverly Crusher) to Paul and Isabel Howard on Copernicus City, Luna. Due to the early death of her parents, Beverly would be raised by her paternal grandmother Felisa Howard. Felisa was a herbalist and healer, inspiring her granddaughter to seek formal training in medicine. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)




  • Birth of Miles Edward O'Brien in Ireland. Instead of becoming a cello player, Miles would enlist in Starfleet. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)


  • Birth of Chakotay to Kolopak and an unnamed mother on a Federation colony world. Father and son would later join the Maquis. (Star Trek: Voyager)


  • Birth of Betazoid-human hybrid Kestra Troi to to Ian Andrew Troi and his wife Lwaxana. Kestra would drown as a child, the memory of the event traumatizing her mother. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Reports begin to emerge of unidentified spaceships in outlying Argon sectors. They grow in frequency over the years and soon begin attacking Argon shipping. It is theorized that they are terraformers that survived and reproduced somewhere in the gate system. Nobody really knows who coined the term "Xenon" ("alien" in Greek), but it sticks. (X-Universe)
  • During a U.S. budget crisis, the FDA and the FCC are sold to the Brawndo Corporation. For the next 175 years, the Brawndo sports drink replaces water virtually everywhere, including the irrigation of crops. (Idiocracy)
  • Sara Kingsley is born. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)




  • February 16: Birth of Geordi La Forge to Edward M. La Forge and Silva La Forge, both Starfleet officers, on Earth. Geordi would grow to become the chief engineer on the U.S.S. Enterprise-D. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Birth of William Thomas Riker to Kyle and Betty Riker in Alaska. William would grow to become the first officer on the U.S.S. Enterprise-D. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Creation of Lore, an advanced android, by Dr. Noonian Soong and his Juliana O'Donnell. Lore is deactivated after showing signs of emotional instability and malevolence. Its creators start working on their next model, Data. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Estimated birth of Kathryn Janeway to Edward and Gretchen Janeway. (Star Trek: Voyager novel: Mosaic)



  • Birth of Natasha "Tasha" Yar on the planet Turkana IV. She would grow to become security chief on the U.S.S. Enterprise-D. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Odo, a mysterious Changeling, is first discovered in the Denorios Belt in the Bajoran system. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)





  • Lyran Commonwealth founded. (BattleTech)
  • Birth of Jadzia, a Trill girl. She would become the eighth host of the Dax symbiont, and be afterwards known as Jadzia Dax. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Birth of Julian Subatoi "Jules" Bashir to Richard and Amsha Bashir. He would grow to become the chief medical officer on Deep Space Nine. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • The last of Brennan's kidnapped and memory-wiped aides, Truesdale, goes back to locate him out of curiosity over what had happened in his missing months, rejoins him. Brennan and Truesdale locate the Pak fleet heading towards Earth. Brennan and Truesdale depart aboard the Flying Dutchman to gather reinforcements and head them off. (Protector)



  • The U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-C) is destroyed defending the Klingon settlement on Narenda III from the Romulans. The sacrifice of the Enterprise-C helps lead to stronger ties between the Federation and the Klingon Empire. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • The Pak migration fleet alters course. (Protector)
  • Cathal Summerfield is born. (Bernice Summerfield)



  • October 5: Chell is born in Asmira on Bolarus IX. (Star Trek: Elite Force)
  • A Romulan surprise attack on a Klingon colony results in the annihilation of most of the colonists. USS Intrepid manages to rescue Worf and another Klingon. Worf is adopted by Sergey and Helena Rozhenko. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)





     2351 C.E. to 2400 C.E. 


  • February 29: Telsia Murphy is born in Sultrus Province on Bellatrix V. (Star Trek: Elite Force)
  • March 17: Mitch Csatlos is born in County Galway, Ireland. (Star Trek: Elite Force)
  • Truesdale learns of Brennan's plan and kills him to prevent it, then is forced to advance to Protector stage and takes up the plan himself. Truesdale releases Tree-Of-Life virus into the atmosphere of the planet Home, killing most of the population and turning the survivors into Protectors. Truesdale and the new protectors leave to eliminate the Pak fleet. (Protector)
  • Birth of Mardah on planet Bajor. She would become the main love interest of Jake Sisko. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)



  • August 7: Felix Savali is born in Apia, West Samoa. (Star Trek: Bridge Commander)
  • Birth of Nog to Rom and Prinadora. He would become the first Ferengi to enlist in Starfleet. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Birth of Cardassian-Bajoran hybrid Tora Ziyal, illegitimate daughter of Dukat and Tora Naprem. As her father is an officer of the Cardassian forces occupying Bajoran, Ziyal's existence threatens his political career. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Kira Meru dies in a Cardassian hospital. She is survived by her husband Kira Taban, lover Gul Dukat and children Nerys, Reon, and Kira Pohl). (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)


  • A backdoor computer code causes a stock crash, triggering the downfall of the Earth Union. (Honor Harrington)
  • December 24: Kwanzabot begins giving out "What the hell is Kwanzaa?" books. (Futurama)



  • The second shockwave of Hydrus Beta supernova and the cosmic fracture reach Earth. The Great Mission and Mission Genesis commence. (Stellvia of the Universe)
  • Magnus, Erin and Annika Hansen are all assimilated by the Borg. Annika would resurface as Seven of Nine. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Quark opens a bar on Terok Nor (later renamed Deep Space Nine). (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Terok Nor)



  • September 21: The Doctor takes River Song on a date to Calderon Beta. Three times. (Doctor Who)




  • Birth of Artim, son of Sojef on planet Ba'ku. While part of a culture which prohibits the use of advanced technology, Artim would later have a bonding experience with the android Data. (Star Trek: Insurrection)
  • Benedict Summerfield IV is born. (Bernice Summerfield)


  • Captain Jean-Luc Picard takes command of the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D), and meets the nigh-omnipotent Q. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • The Enterprise becomes the first Federation ship to contact the Ferengi, an alien civilization based on the ideals of free enterprise. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)




  • December 18: Walton "Uncle Winkie" Winkle, the founder of Winkle's Wonderland, dies of a congestive failure. He has himself frozen in the hope that he can be cured at some point in the future. (Big Finish Doctor Who)
  • The Borg assimilate Captain Picard and use his tactical knowledge in attempted conquest of the Federation. Picard is rescued, and the invading Borg cube defeated close to Earth. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Kzin begin invading Wunderland at about the same time that the warnings from Earth begin arriving. Makeshift defenses hold out for six months, after which three slowships are sent to other Earth and other colonies. Wunderland falls soon after, and Kzin occupation begins. (Man-Kzin Wars)
  • The Eleventh Doctor, along with Amy, Rory, his father Brian, Queen Nefertiti and John Riddell find themselves on a crashing spaceship populated with dinosaurs. (Doctor Who)
  • Dr. Telek R'Mor dies. (Star Trek: Voyager)


  • Birth of Molly O'Brien to Miles Edward O'Brien and his wife Keiko Ishikawa aboard the USS Enterprise-D. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Sarek of Vulcan dies of Bendii Syndrome at the age of 203. He is survived by his son Spock and his wife Perrin. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Birth of Mezoti, a Norcadian girl. She will be assimilated by the Borg at an early age. Later one of several "Borg children" in the care of Seven of Nine. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • History student Martinus Sandas wants to revive the memory of Earth and restore Earth timekeeping practices. Most people regard him as a lunatic. Four years later, he starts the "Truth About Earth" Foundation, consisting of no more than three people. Again, nobody pays much attention. (X-Universe)



  • First contact between the Split and Paranid, and later the Split and the Xenon. (X-Universe)




  • The U.S.S. Enterprise (NCC-1701-E) helps to defeat a second Borg attack on Earth and prevents them from conquering Earth in the past. (Star Trek: First Contact)
  • The Dominion War between the United Federation of Planets and the Dominion begins. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • Kirayoshi "Yoshi" O'Brien born to Miles Edward O'Brien and his wife Keiko Ishikawa. Kira Nerys serves as surrogate birth mother. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

24½th century

  • Duck Dodgers and his Eager Young Space Cadet is sent on a mission to Planet X, the planet of the shaving cream atom. Dodgers claims this planet in the name of the Earth, while Marvin the Martian claims it in the name of Mars. more  (Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century [1953 short film])


  • The Dominion War ends with the defeat of the Dominion. In the aftermath, only the Federation and the Romulan Empire remain as powers with the ability to affect the entire quadrant. (Star Trek)
  • The U.S.S. Enterprise-E crew save the Ba'ku from the Son'a. (Star Trek: Insurrection)
  • End of mass medication-induced pacifism to allow for soldiers to fight off the Kzin. (Man-Kzin Wars)


  • Xenon attacks become commonplace. The Argon military suspects that the Xenon are preparing for war. Nyana Gunne, great-granddaughter of Nathan R. Gunne, finds logs of her ancestor in which he pleads for the Earth jumpgate's destruction to prevent further terraformer attacks on Earth. She seeks out Martinus Sandas and finds that their goals (restoration of knowledge of Earth) are compatible. The next year they buy an old ship, christen it the AP Gunner in Nathan Gunne's memory, and go searching for the Alpha Centauri gate. (X-Universe)


  • The U.S.S. Voyager returns home well ahead of schedule more  (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Birth of Miral Paris to Thomas Eugene "Tom" Paris and B'Elanna Torres. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • First Kzin fleet launched against Sol. (Man-Kzin Wars)


  • July 3: The Sixth Doctor and Peri Brown arrive on the planet Thoros Beta to investigate the advanced weaponry of the Warlords of Thordon. more  (Doctor Who)
  • Shinzon and the Remans attempt a takeover of the Romulan Empire. Their efforts are thwarted by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise-E.more  (Star Trek: Nemesis)


  • Xenon attacks grow ever more destructive. The Argon Federation prepares for war. The AP Gunner locates the Centauri gate and thoroughly destroys its electronics, leaving the hull untouched and putting an inscription on the gate explaining the gate's origin and why it was disabled. Their pictures of the gate gain the "Truth About Earth" Foundation many converts; by 2384 they have over a hundred members. Over the centuries the foundation mutates into the pacifist Goner fringe sect. (X-Universe)
  • United Korea Space Probe Agency passes the UKSPA Act, restricting access to its ships' systems to personnel from the UKSPA and successor organisation. (Analogue: A Hate Story)


  • First Kzin Fleet is destroyed by the Strather Launch Array. (Man-Kzin Wars)



  • The Xenon destroy the Argon space station Antigone, killing thousands. The Argon Federation declares war on the Xenon. The First Xenon Conflict has begun. (X-Universe)


  • Romulus, homeworld of the Romulan Empire, is destroyed in a supernova. Ambassador Spock uses an artificial black hole to stop the expanding supernova, but Spock and the insane Romulan Nero are pulled back in time as a result. (Star Trek (2009))
  • The AP Gunner is lost in deep space. (X-Universe)


  • Second Kzin Fleet is shattered by the Mercury Launch batteries. One fourth is totally destroyed. The remainder limp back to Alpha Centauri. (Man-Kzin Wars)
  • Marshal Summerfield VI is born. (Bernice Summerfield)



  • Third Kzin Fleet launched against Sol. (Man-Kzin Wars)
  • Faster than Light travel becomes practical. (Legend of the Galactic Heroes)
  • The Coalition attacks Tolkeen, beginning the Siege on Tolkeen. (Rifts)


  • Voyager returns to Earth with its crew considerably aged. Captain Kathryn Janeway would later change the timeline, allowing the ship to return ahead of schedule. (Star Trek: Voyager)


  • By this year, the Kingdom of Boron stretches far beyond its home system, with colonies on many planets in deep space. (X-Universe)


  • Third Kzin Fleet attacks using actual strategy, a feint-and-pounce. Routed, but not before wiping out most of the Sol's defenses. (Man-Kzin Wars)


  • Scientists on Jinx develop life-lenthening Boosterspice from ragweed and possibly the Tree-Of-Life virus. (Known Space)


  • Birth of Sabrina to Naomi Wildman, in a timeline where Voyager returned to Earth in the year 2394. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • American Express goes out of business. (Futurama)
  • The Argon Federation spent the last several years trying to convince their allies in the Paranid Empire to aid them against the Xenon. In 2400, the Emperor finally says no. Relations rapidly deteriorate between the Argon and Paranid. By this point the Argon are losing the Xenon Conflict. (X-Universe)
  • Angela Balzac is sent to the Earth's surface to investigate a series of hacks on the virtual world Deva. (Expelled from Paradise)
  • The Daleks launch a major invasion of The Solar System. (Doctor Who Expanded Universe)

24th Century

  • Humans manage to harness the power of angolmois, but realise it has the potential to destroy the universe. They thus abandon Earth, leaving an observation station on the moon. Earth quickly reverts to wilderness. (Beast Wars II)
  • Thursday, March 38th (sic; year unknown): Custer's comet is destroyed moments before impacting Earth. Stix is killed by Johnny Alpha and Wulf Sternhammer. (Strontium Dog)
  • Introduction of Transfer Booths, teleportation booths introduced in secret by Puppeteer envoys seeking capital and means by which to manipulate humanity. They remain a luxury for the first part of the century. (Known Space)
  • Ellen Ripley is successfully cloned on the xenomorph research station USM Auriga (Alien: Resurrection)
  • A generation ship twith an amazing resemblance to a refurbished warehouse enlists the aid of Blast Hardcheese to save them from mutineers. (Space Mutiny)


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