- First full-scale BattleMech vs. BattleMech battle, The Battle of Beckvern Hill, takes place on Nox.
- A Terran Hegemony raid destroys most of a large Free Worlds League task force at anchor in the Oriente system.
- July: A major earthquake hits Tharkad City, Tharkad.
- Simone Marik rejects Raxal Liao as part of political marriage deal.
- Simone Marik steps down as Captain-General of the Free Worlds League, and died in the same year.
- Carlos Marik becomes Captain-General of the Free Worlds League.