This page serves as a reference for important dates that transpired from 0AD up to the current year of 2562AD.
1396AD - The Skrell are brought under a unified banner after the resolution of The Battle of the Adrat Sea.
1565AD - The Grey make first contact with the Vox.
1632AD - The Skrell colonize the nearby worlds of Jargon 3 and Jargon 5.
1842AD - The teachings of Tajr’kii S’randarr are widely adopted on Ahdomai.
1970AD - Humanity reaches the information age.
2036AD - A disparate faction of the Unathi create a rudimentary version of FTL travel. The first off-world Unathi colony is established.
2042AD - The ruling class of Ahdomai instigates a brutal civil conflict known as the “Thirty Year March”.
2053AD - The Skrell discover and adopt FTL technologies, leading to a space tourism and colonial boom.
2058AD - Port Royal Inc. makes a successful bid to start a colony on the moon.
2076AD - The “Thirty Year March” draws to a close. The disparate Tajaran clans of Ahdomai are forcibly united under a ruling class known as “The Overseers”.
2084AD - Port Royal Inc. declares Luna a free colony in the wake of WW3.
2093AD - WW3 ends. The surviving nations of Earth form the United Earth Confederacy.
2097AD - The Kidan enter the information age.
2099AD - The ARK Program is created by the UEC, with the goal of colonizing Mars.
2100AD - The Alchemist’s Council is founded on Ahdomai.
2101AD - Dionae on Aurum start becoming gestalts, sparking widespread famine as they demand the same rights as Kidan.
2103AD - Colonization of Mars by the UES “ARK” commences.
2104AD - The ARK Program is labeled a failure, leading to the dissolution of the UEC due to infighting.
2106AD - Factions still loyal to the former UEC start warring in a desperate power struggle.
2120AD - The Tajara people reach the pre-industrial age.
2122AD - The Solar Federation takes form after UEC loyalists fail to seize power and restarts the ARK program.
2124AD - A resupply mission to Mars discovers a thriving, self-sufficient mining colony set up by the initial ARK colonists.
2130AD - The Assembly is formed in the Vazzend system and begins colonizing other planets within the system.
2142AD - The Skrellian navy fails to find intelligent life elsewhere in the galaxy and, by popular vote, is dismantled.
2152AD - Unathi establish first contact with the Grey.
2156AD - Sol Common is created and mandated by the Solar Federation.
2170AD - Kidan miners strike plasma, and accidentally contaminate their homeworld.
2171AD - Chronic exposure to plasma leads to wide-scale death and mutation on Aurum.
2172AD - An elite cabal of psionically mutated Kida females declare themselves the “Empresses” of Aurum.
2176AD - Bluespace is discovered by Solar Federation scientists, and rudimentary FTL drives are designed and manufactured.
2189AD - Altam's biosphere is destroyed by radiation storms from the Vazzend binary stars, effectively sterilizing the surface of the planet.
2199AD - The Solar Federation rebrands itself as the Trans-Solar Federation.
2203AD - A Vox skipjack raids an Unathi transport. The Unathi wage a bloody, and ultimately fruitless, campaign against a nearby Vox arkship in response.
2205AD - The Vox inviolate is drafted and widely adopted across Vox arkships.
2207AD - Naval Station Norfolk is founded to resupply interstellar craft.
2223AD - Nanotrasen is incorporated, and invests most of its assets on Mars.
2234AD - Skrellian scientists discover the Diona after performing a routine exploratory review of nearby star systems.
2252AD - Waffle Co. creates the recipe for Waffle Pockets, which is later stolen and rebranded by Donk Co.
2276AD - The first known changeling is discovered by the Grey after the investigation of an abandoned research vessel.
2287AD - Plasma deposits on Mars are discovered, leading to the fruition of research into bluespace.
2288AD - Cybersun Industries develops the first mindslave implant.
2296AD - First contact is made between the Trans-Solar Federation and the Skrell.
2305AD - The Tajara people reach the information age.
2307AD - The Kida people start widespread stripmining efforts on nearby planetoids.
2314AD - Plasmamen are discovered on Boron 2 by the Grey, and are passively studied from orbit.
2342AD - A human-supremacist organization known as The Elysium Project is founded in secret.
2357AD - Ahdomai is discovered by an NT mission headed by the NSV Alesko.
2360AD - First contact occurs between the Tajaran and Nanotrasen. Dr. Saelnik of the NSV Alesko begins studying Tajaran culture in earnest.
2364AD - Nanotrasen establishes a dedicated outpost on Ahdomai’s twin.
2378AD - Rudimentary warpgate technology is developed on Aurum.
2385AD - The Human-Skrellian Alliance is established.
2388AD - The Wizard's Federation famously declares that friendship is a sham and raids a Nanotrasen research station.
2395AD - A Nanotrasen mining probe crashes into a secure facility on Ahdomai, leading to the escape of the revolutionary Szhara Tsaal.
2396AD - The revolutionary Szhara Tsaal is smuggled off Ahdomai aboard the NSV Alesko.
2411AD - First contact occurs between humanity and the Kidan by a human exploratory vessel. The vessel is shot down by a Kidan military frigate and its star charts are captured.
2412AD - The revolutionary Szhara Tsaal pens his famous manuscript “Gazing Upwards”.
2413AD - The Kidan launch a series of devastating raids on outlying human colonies.
2414AD - The Human-Skrellian Alliance amasses a fleet to defend the colony of Argos, and beat back the Kidan invaders.
2415AD - The HSA sieges the Kidan homeworld of Aurum, and destroys the Kida Empresses from orbit.
2416AD - Aurum unconditionally surrenders to the HSA, and agrees to punitive sanctions against their military.
2417AD - Szhara Tsaal returns to Ahdomai and begins distributing his manifesto. He is immediately executed, and made a martyr.
2418AD - Populist riots start on Ahdomai over Tsaal’s death, which are brutally quashed by The Overseers.
2419AD - Nanotrasen begins arming fringe elements on Ahdomai, sparking the “Beggar’s War”.
2426AD - Tajara rebels armed by Nanotrasen overthrow the ruling class, and Nanotrasen establishes a provisionary government lead by NT loyalists on Ahdomai.
2427AD - Nanotrasen begins wide-scale strip-mining projects across Ahdomai’s mineral rich surface.
2430AD - Siik’tajr is adopted as the common tongue of the Tajara people.
2440AD - The Muller-Gore Act is unanimously passed on Earth, paving the way for strict environmental regulations to deal with residual fallout and pollution.
2443AD - A potato famine on Earth causes a vodka shortage on human colonies. Russian colonists, fearing for their heritage, revolt and declare independence as the USSP. Trans-Solar Federation dignitaries respond in kind by slaughtering nearly 760,000 colonists, leaving fleeing USSP refugees scattered in small clusters across the galaxy.
2445AD - Protests against wide-scale mining efforts on Ahdomai begin to form.
2446AD - Nanotrasen dissolves the provisional government on Ahdomai to prevent an insurrection, deliberately fracturing and segregating Tajaran among clan lines.
2469AD - The Drask are discovered during a course-plotting accident aboard the NSV Hercule.
2472AD - First contact occurs between the Drask and a Nanotrasen diplomatic vessel.
2474AD - First contact is made between Vulpkanin and a human exploration vessel.
2479AD - Emigration and work agreements are made between the Drask elders on Hoorlm, and diplomats from the Trans-Solar Federation and HSA.
2506AD - KC13 is destroyed. KC13 does not exist.
2510AD - The first mass-producible design for a positronic brain is perfected.
2514AD - Nanotrasen produces the first Independent Positronic Chassis.
2521AD - A Nanotrasen exploratory probe discovers life on Xarxis 5. Slime People are discovered shortly after.
2523AD - The Terran Eco-revitalization Project is created.
2525AD - IPC workers begin striking enmasse, demanding payment for work. IPC workers aboard the NSS Neptune hijack an automated trading vessel and land on New Canaan.
2526AD - Nanotrasen uses its monopoly on the plasma supply to raise prices and cripple their competitors. The Syndicate is formed in response.
2527AD - The NSV Violet establishes first contact with the Grey whilst investigating bluespace interference in the region.
2552AD - An AI managing the transportation networks on the human colony of Haverick goes rogue and begins destroying transport freighters. Shellguard Munitions is contracted to decommission the AI.
2554AD - After decades of campaigning, the initial pioneers of New Canaan receive formal recognition from the Trans-Solar Federation and are awarded rights in all space controlled by the TSF.
2558AD - An NT probe seeking out plasma-rich systems discovers Boron 2, and first contact with the Plasmamen is established by Nanotrasen.
2560AD - Litigation is brought against Donk Co. over allegations that their Donk Pockets contain methamphetamine. The lead prosecutor in the case is hospitalized after a mysterious methamphetamine overdose.
2563AD - Current year.