- Lt. Justin Allard unknowingly battles Duchess Candace Liao in 'Mechs during a Liao raid on Spica, resulting in injuries that end Candace Liao's military career.
- Fianna massacre: Redjack Ryan devastates Fianna and breaks away from the Oberon Confederation to set up on Butte Hold.
- Thomas Calderon is named Protector of the Taurian homeworlds.
- Badicus O'Shea is born on Nestor.
- Victoria Parrdeau is born.
- Alex Keller is born.
- Elric von Steffelbus V is born.
- Ty Wu Non is born.
- Blackwell Corporation introduces the Kestrel SL variant VTOL.