22nd century

Unspecified
Sometime during the early 22nd century, time traveling scientist Kal Dano hides the Tox Uthat in a cave on Risa [STO – ‘Stormbound’]
2102
The planet Archaria III is settled almost simultaneously by a Human sect of religious fundamentalists and a group of Peladians. Neither group is aware of the other. [Double Helix Book 1: Infection]
2103
Earth outposts on Mars develop into full colonies. Soon afterward, discovering their capacity for self-sufficiency, the Mars settlements announce Fundamental Declarations of the Martian Colonies, declaring independence. Continued trade with Earth builds the colonies. [”The 37s”/“Court-Martial”/Star Trek: Star Charts/Speculation]
A large trove of functioning Martian disintegration guns are discovered by Martian colonists. The study of the these weapons leads towards the eventual development of phaser technology. [STLN]
2104
Andorians make first contact with the Aenar. [STO]
2105
New Paris colonized by starliner Lafayette. [Star Trek Maps]
2109
Human and Peladian settlers first encounter each other on Archaria III. An initial series of small wars are followed by a long period of peaceful coexistence. [Double Helix Book 1: Infection]
2111
Birth of Jonathan Archer. [Broken Bow]
2112
Bajorans develop warp capability, and establish semi-regular contact with Cardassia. [Last Unicorn RPG]
A series of border incursions by Andorians into Vulcan-held space takes place. [“Cease Fire”]
The Earth colony vessel Lost Moon is attacked by unknown aliens, and severely damaged. It continues to drift, its autopilot attempting to return the ship to Earth. [Strange New Worlds V: “Remnant”]
2113
The New United Nations, serving as de facto world government on Earth, is finally formally established as the Terran world government. [“Star Trek: First Contact”]
2119
First contact with Orion colony worlds in Rigel system [Star Trek Maps]
Zefram Cochrane participates in the dedication of the Warp 5 Complex, a facility tasked to design and construct an engine to propel starships at warp factor 5. Soon afterward, he disappears from Alpha Centauri at age 87. [“Metamorphosis” (modified)/”Broken Bow”]
Development of the NX project officially begins. [STO]
2120
Birth of Charles ‘Trip’ Tucker. [Broken Bow]
2121-2122
The first joint scientific project between Terra, Alpha Centauri, and Vulcan shows tangible benefits when a new series of research probes are launched from all three worlds. [FASA (Modified)]
2122
The planet Agaron begins negotiations for an alliance with Vulcan. [“The Seventh”]
Birth of T’Pau. [STO]
2123
The SS Mariposa, a heavily modified DY-500 class vessel, leaves Earth. It is bound for the Phicus Sector. [“Up the Long Ladder”]
2125
An unknown disease spreads through Earth’s 200-person research base on Pluto, leaving no survivors. The disease is later linked to a contaminated souvenir brought in by a careless Orion trader. This is the first unpleasant incident between Terrans and Orions, and helps to set the tone for future relations. [FASA (Modified)]
2126
Birth of Travis Mayweather. [“Dead Stop”]
2128
Birth of the Andorian prophet Umarin in the city of Tarsk on Andor. [Decipher RPG]
2132
The Paraagans establish a mining colony. [Shockwave]
2134
Well-preserved remains of the galaxy’s oldest civilization, estimated to be 7.5 billion years old, are found on what will come to be known as UFC-522-IV. [FASA (Modified)/Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology (Modified)]
2135
Controversial laws are passed on Andor legalizing a tradition which permit ‘champions’ to proxy for the defender in a ritual duel. [Last Unicorn RPG]
T’Pol completes her training with the Vulcan Ministry of Security. [“The Seventh”]
2138
The Betazoid reformer Dainara rises to prominence. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2139
First evidence of extra-galactic life is discovered when an unknown probe is recovered from Sector 24. [FASA/Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology (Modified)]
The Betazoid vessel Avandar breaks the warp barrier. Soon after, first contact is made between Betazed and Terabia. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2143
The Suliban Cabal begins attacks in Tandaran territory. In response, Suliban living in the Tandara Sector are rounded up and moved into detention centers, ‘for their own protection’. [“Detained”]
2144
Earth establishes a dilithium mining colony on the planet Polluxara IV. [The Last Roundup]
2148
The first permanent Human trading presence in the Rigel System is established on Rigel IV. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2149
Terran scientists develop Earth’s first practical transporter device. It is initially rated only for supplies and equipment. [Decipher RPG]
Construction of Earth’s first NX class vessel begins. [STO]
2150
Australia becomes the final Terran nation-state to formally join the world government, officially establishing Earth as a fully-united planet. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2150
The Betelgeusian Slichez Age begins with their invention of warp drive. [Last Unicorn RPG]
The Terran Academy of Sciences is founded by governmental act. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2151
A colony on Arduin III is wiped out by a catastrophic engineering failure. [Last Unicorn RPG]
Transporters are rated as acceptable for transport of living creatures. [“Broken Bow”/Decipher RPG]
First contact with the Klingons and Suliban, when a Klingon courier crashes on Earth while being pursued by the Suliban. The starship Enterprise (NX-01), the first starship equipped with warp 5-capable engines, is launched under the command of Captain Jonathan Archer, on a mission to return the courier, Klaang, to Qo’noS. After this first meeting, an uneasy peace is established. The results of this meeting lead Starfleet to adopt a policy of covert surveillance of newly-discovered civilizations before first contact is attempted. Following the mission to Qo’noS, the Enterprise begins an exploration mission. [“Broken Bow”/Star Trek Chronology]
First contact with the Axanar, as the Enterprise encounters an Axanar ship with its crew killed. A second Axanar ship arrives as the Enterprise is attacked by the aliens who killed the crew of the first vessel, and with their aid, the attacking ship is destroyed. [“Fight or Flight”]
The Enterprise investigates the lost Terra Nova colony, and discovers the descendants of the original colonists still living underground. Research reveals the reason for the colony’s silence which had been unknown to the rest of Human civilization. The crew assists in relocating the surviving colonists to an unaffected area of the planet after finding that radioactive contaminants have gotten into the local water supply. [“Terra Nova”]
Following an encounter with the Q, the Enterprise reports that the planet Khaheesh vanished along with its entire solar system. [STLN]
First Terran contact with the Andorians, as the Enterprise discovers a Vulcan intelligence facility hidden in a monastery on the planet P’jem, with which the Vulcans are spying on the Andorians in violation of a treaty between the two civilizations. The discovery occurs when representatives of an Andorian faction attack the monastery. [“The Andorian Incident”]
On Beta Aurigae VII, Enterprise science teams discover evidence that the planet is the homeworld of the ancient Zalkat Union. Among the artifacts discovered are documents describing the four Instruments of Malkus the Mighty. [The Brave and the Bold, Book One]
First contact is made with the Akaali. [“Civilization”]
Starship Enterprise has first encounter with the Klingon Raptor-class scout. [“Sleeping Dogs”]
Following the discovery of the listening post on P’jem, the Andorians destroy the monastery. The Vulcans are given time to evacuate, and there is no loss of life, but in response the Vulcans place a temporary hold on all joint operations with Earth. Ambassador Soval is recalled to Vulcan. [“Shadows of P’jem”]
The Na’kuhl initiate the Temporal Cold War and inform the Klingon Empire about the future appearance of a Doomsday Machine in the T’Ong Nebula. [STO]
The Elachi attempt to gather intelligence on humanity from the NX-01. [STO]
2152
The Enterprise makes first contact with the Sarkassian Empire when it encounters a planet on which the Sarkassians are researching an outpost left by an ancient race known variously as the Anu’anshee, Krytallans, or Iraqua. [What Price Honor?]
The Enterprise recovers the last survivors of the Earth colony vessel Lost Moon. [Strange New Worlds V: “Remnant”]
While an Enterprise shuttlepod descends into the atmosphere of a Paraagan colony, a fireball: seeming from the shuttlepod: destroys the settlement. Initially believing the Enterprise crew to be at fault, and under pressure from the Vulcans, Starfleet Command recalls the ship. When information received from a time traveler from the future allows the Enterprise crew to prove that in fact the destruction was caused by the Suliban, the Enterprise’s recall is cancelled. [“Shockwave”]
First contact is made with the Romulan Star Empire, as the Enterprise enters a star system the Romulans claim as theirs. The Enterprise is ordered away, and after removing a mine from the hull, the ship complies. [“Minefield”]
A series of meetings takes place on Vulcan, attended by delegates of the five major space-faring governments. This attempt to establish a single, unifying government fails to receive popular support because its primary goals and policies are not adequately defined. Diplomats agree to work on defining the roles and responsibilities of the new government. [FASA (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
An Andorian force sets down on Weytahn/Paan Mokar, sparking renewed conflict between Andor and Vulcan. The Andorian leader, Commander Shran, requests the intercession of Captain Archer, who is able to broker negotiations between Shran and Vulcan Ambassador Soval, leading to a cease-fire and the beginning of further talks. [“Cease Fire”]
Theta VII colony established. [Star Trek Maps (Modified)]
First contact occurs between humanity and the Tholian Assembly. [STO]
Derelict Borg drones reactivate after nearly a century on Earth and send out a signal to the Delta Quadrant. [STO]
A Timeship from the 31st century is found by the Enterprise and sent back to its last known temporal and spatial location in the year 2410 [STO – ‘Vorgon Conclusions’]
2153
A colony on Bodhran IV is wiped out by a catastrophic engineering failure. [Last Unicorn RPG]
A bloody insurrection at the colony on Arag III is triggered by Terran nationalists opposed to Earth’s world government. The insurrectionists are quickly removed from power by forces from Earth. [Last Unicorn RPG]
Earth is devastated by an unexpected Xindi attack. [STO]
Enterprise explores the Delphic Expanse, engaging the Xindi and the Sphere Builders. [STO]
2154
Up until this year the Vulcan Science Directorate deems time travel impossible. [STO]
The Temporal Cold War comes to an end. [STO]
Klingon physiology is altered for several decades through experiments with Klingon-Augment hybrids. [STO]
Reformations take place on Vulcan. [STO]
2155
USS Carrizal enters the 128 Trianguli system and discovers the twin Romulan homeworlds. [The Romulan Way (Modified per the Star Trek Chronology)]
A rebellion organized on the planet Ilcov Prime by a cell of heretical warlike Vulcans is resolved without bloodshed. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2156-2160
Romulan War. The violent conflict is ended by the conclusion of the Treaty of Alpha Trianguli. The treaty is negotiated entirely by subspace radio. [“Balance of Terror”/Star Trek Chronology/The Romulan Way]
2161
Formation of the United Federation of Planets, as Terrans, Alpha Centaurians, Tellarites, Andorians, and Vulcans gather on Babel to ratify the Articles of Federation. [Graham/Mandel Timeline/Star Trek Maps/“The Outcast”/“Gambit, Part II”]
Starfleet is formally founded. A rift between factions promoting a military versus a scientific orientation for Starfleet at its incorporation as a Federation entity is healed somewhat, following an incident in the Oreias system. A squadron of six Christopher-class vessels is dispatched to that system to respond to a series of attacks on Terran colonies on the Oreias planets by an unknown aggressor. While a military response is initially seen as appropriate, a research effort by Captains Bryce Shumar and Hiro Matsura reveals the reason for the attacks, and paves the way for a peaceful resolution to the conflict and first contact with the aliens, who are revealed to be called the Nisaaren. [Starfleet: Year One]
In the first example of Federation military cooperation, the Alpha Centaurian Djartanna-class destroyer enters service in the Terran United Earth Space Probe Agency. [FASA (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
2162
The Klingons establish a presence on the planet al’Hmat and begin to mine topaline. The natives are given jeghpu’wI’ (conquered people) status. The Klingons call the planet taD (diplomatic Implausibility).
UFP Infonet becomes first Federation-wide news gathering and reporting agency. [FASA (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
Daedalus-class cruisers are first commissioned. Captain Hiro Matsura assumes command of the Daedalus. [Last Unicorn RPG/Starfleet: Year One (Slightly Modified)]
The BeTau Sector is first mapped by a Vulcan deep space exploratory mission. [Last Unicorn RPG (Exact date is conjecture.)]
2163
Space buoys are deployed to improve navigation and security within Federation boundaries. [FASA/Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
Alpha III is admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek Maps (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
2164
Starfleet Academy is founded to begin standardized training of personnel. Previously, Starfleet personnel had been drawn from the space fleets of each member system of the UFP. [Graham/Mandel Timeline (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
Federation starships first use the prefix ‘USS’ (United Space Ship). [Graham/Mandel Timeline (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
The USS Atlas, a Federation cargo ship operating near the frontier of Federation space, is attacked and destroyed, although this is not known until the recovery of its recorder/marker buoy containing a complete transcript of the events preceding the Atlas’ destruction. 14 days after the attack, when the Atlas fails to arrive as scheduled at the Sector 5D Agricultural Colony, it is listed as missing. [FASA (Modified Per “The Outcast”)
Vega IX is admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek Maps (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
The period of withdrawal from the Neutral Zone permitted under the peace treaty is over. From this time on, no vessel may cross the Zone. Federation officials release a public survey poll showing rising confidence in the UFP and its ability to perform its intended duties. [FASA (Modified)]
2165
Colonization of Deneva. [Star Trek Chronology]
Birth of Sarek [“Journey to Babel” (Subtracting 102 from derived year of that episode)]
2166
A Starfleet scout ship recovers the recorder/marker buoy from the Atlas. Tapes from the buoy reveal that the transport was not lost in space, but was fired upon by enemy aliens of unknown origin. [FASA (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
The Battle of Delta Doradus breaks the Orion pirate fleet, preserving Federation commerce. [Last Unicorn RPG]
One of the twin-stars of the Hana System goes nova and devastates Hana Prime. [STO]
2167
USS Archon disappears during a survey of planet Beta III in star system C-111. [“Return of the Archons”/Star Trek Chronology]
The Daedalus-class cruiser USS Essex is caught in an electromagnetic storm and destroyed above the class-M moon of Mab-Bu VI. [“Power Play”/Star Trek Chronology]
Cardassians excavate a series of large Hebitian tombs on Cardassia Prime. Among them is a vast treasure. A Cardassian named Dujonian steals all the glor’ya-encrusted artifacts and conceals them off-planet. What comes to be known as Dujonian’s Hoard passes into legend. [Dujonian’s Hoard]
2168
Starbase 1 becomes operational. [FASA (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
USS Horizon visits Sigma Iotia II and leaves ‘The Book’. [“A Piece of the Action”/Star Trek Chronology]
Anbo-jytsu is developed by Kathar Eltrin of Alpha Centauri. [Last Unicorn RPG]
Colonization of Moab IV. [“Masterpiece Society”/Star Trek Chronology]
2169
A Vulcan ship encounters a subspace rupture in the Hanoli System. The crew detonates a pulse wave torpedo into the rupture, inadvertently setting off a chain reaction that destroys the system. [Star Trek Encyclopedia]
Starfleet vessels are the first to use a new impulse engine design. This design will remain essentially unchanged for centuries. [Last Unicorn RPG]
Grave robbers steal many priceless artifacts from Hebitian burial vaults on Cardassia. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2170
A group of Native Americans, seeking to preserve their cultural identity, leaves Earth to search for a planet on which they can establish a colony. [“Journey’s End”]
The original Zakdorn homeworld is rendered uninhabitable when a terrorist group detonates a bomb which creates a chemical reaction and steadily begins destroying the atmosphere. [Last Unicorn RPG]
The monastery on P’Jem is rebuilt by a coalition of humans, Andorians and Vulcans. [STO]
Around this year the vast Krenim Imperium, consisting of over 200 star systems in the Delta Quadrant, began to be pushed back in a series of large-scale wars. [STO]
2171
Starfleet’s initial network of manned and automated outposts along the Neutral Zone becomes operational. [FASA (Modified)]
2172
First major wave of Triangle settlements begins. [FASA (Modified)]
In the Gamma Quadrant, a planet in the Teplan System, near Dominion space, suffers orbital bombardment from the Jem’Hadar in response to their resistance of the Dominion. The Jem’Hadar also infect the population with a deadly blight that takes years to kill its victims. [“The Quickening”]
First contact is made between the Federation and the Lipuls, Gemworld’s only truly native sentient species, by way of the Lipuls’ dreamships. [Gemworld]
2173
The Bolians make first contact with Iren and Uzor. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2174
Dainara negotiates the Terabian Armistice, reforms Betazoid government, and helps create the Code of Sentience. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2175
Abraham Dannon, author of the Romulan-Federation peace treaty and chief negotiator of its provisions, is assassinated by a spectator at a political rally where he was scheduled to speak.. [FASA (Modified)]
By the time the Zakdorn atmosphere is completely destroyed, an evacuation has moved the population to planets in several nearby systems. The Zakdorn embark on what they call the Grand Project, the construction of an artificial replacement homeworld. [Last Unicorn RPG]
The Blackness passes the planet Nevlin, draining all energy from the planet. The native civilization, the Elah, never recovers and dies off very soon afterward. [Belle Terre]
2178
Terra Nova is admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek: Star Charts]
2179
Colony Terra Five established on Eta Serpentis VI. [Star Trek Maps (Modified)]
2181
Ships of the UFP Galactic Cultural Exchange Project complete their first visit to all Federation member worlds. [Star Trek Maps (Modified)]
Cait is admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek Maps (Modified)]
2183
First Romulan contact with natives of the planet Gullrey. The results are disastrous. [The Great Starship Race]
Izar colony is founded, and quickly admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek: Star Charts]
2184
Arcturus Test Range begins operations, serving as Starfleet’s newest propulsion and weaponry test facility. [FASA (Modified)/Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology (Modified)]
2185
Catulla admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek Maps (Modified)]
2188
Federation membership reaches 100 systems. [Graham/Mandel Timeline (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
2189
The Terra-Return League is formed on Benecia Colony. It begins the Back-to-Earth Movement, whose goal is to dissolve the UFP and return all Humans to Sol System. [FASA (Modified)/Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology (Modified)]
Alpha Proxima II is colonized by an expedition aboard the SS Esperanza. [The Brave and the Bold, Book One]
2190
Tiburon is admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek Maps (Modified)]
Ejul Thelni is discovered by a Federation probe. A joint Federation-Andorian colony is established soon after the discovery. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2192
Accession of Rigel results in redefinition of Federation boundaries. [Graham/Mandel Timeline (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
2194
Edos is admitted to the Federation. [Star Trek Maps (Modified)]
Andor establishes a colony on Vorna II. [Last Unicorn RPG]
2195
Earliest Kauld use of battlebarges. [Chainmail]
Birth of Robert April. [“The Counter-Clock Incident”]
2196
Starfleet withdraws the last Daedalus-class starship from service. It is succeeded by the Horizon- and Archon-class variants, named for notable Daedalus-class vessels. [“Power Play”/Star Trek Chronology/Enterprise Evolution Plans]
2197
The largest spacelift in history evacuates 10 million inhabitants from Bayard’s Planet. The planet is in the path of the expanding Phi Puma stellar explosion, and the radiation-front will render it uninhabitable. [FASA (Modified)/Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology (Modified)]
A ship crashes on Bajor. The lone survivor claims to be a Jedi Knight. He establishes a temple near the south pole of the planet and begins to form what will later be known as the ‘Korax Cult’. [STLN]

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