22nd century

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]
2105
  • New Paris colonized by starliner Lafayette. [Star Trek Maps]
2109
  • Human and Peladian settlers first encounter each other on Archaria III. A 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”]
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 3 worlds. [FASA (Modified)]
2122
  • The planet Agaron begins negotiations for an alliance with Vulcan. [“The Seventh”]
2123
  • The S.S. 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 UnicornRPG]
2149
  • Terran scientists develop Earth’s first practical transporter device. It is initially rated only for supplies and equipment. [Decipher RPG]
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 Star Fleet 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 descendents 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”]
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, Star Fleet 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 5 major spacefaring 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)]
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]
2155
  • U.S.S. 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 heretically 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”]
  • A rift between factions promoting a military vs. a scientific orientation for Star Fleet 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
  • Star Fleet Academy is founded to begin standardized training of personnel. Previously, Star Fleet 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 “U.S.S.” (United Space Ship). [Graham/Mandel Timeline (Modified Per “The Outcast”)]
  • The U.S.S. 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 UFPand 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 Star Fleet 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 UnicornRPG]
2167
  • U.S.S. 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 U.S.S. 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”)]
  • U.S.S. 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]
  • Star Fleet 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]
2171
  • Star Fleet’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 Star Fleet’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 S.S. 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 there 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
  • Star Fleet 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/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]

22nd century

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