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- Ceti Hussars raid Capellan agricultural world of St. Loris.
- February 10th: Wolf's Dragoons contract with Federated Suns expires. The Dragoons sign-on with the Capellan Confederation.
- October 28th: Patrick Kell and Morgan Kell form the Kell Hounds mercenary unit.
- Father Ryan Ramon's book True Tales and Popular Stories is published by Unfinished Book Press.
- Refugees from the Outworlds Alliance stumble across the Star League astronomical observation station known colloquially as Shady Palms in the Deep Periphery and settle there.
- February: Melissa Steiner born on Tharkad.
- August: Arthur Luvon dies.
- Vandervahn Chistu is born in a Clan sibko.
- Cole Williams is born.
- Boris Tharn is born.
- Bishop Sortek is born.
- The ARC-2W variant of the Archer BattleMech is introduced.
- In the Outworlds Alliance, the rebuilt Mountain Wolf BattleMechs shocks everybody by introducing the first novel BattleMech in generations, the Merlin
- Clan Star Adder introduces the Adder OmniMech to simulate Inner Sphere BattleMech weapons configurations in preparation for Operation Revival.