- January 9th: Mercenary forces employed by the Magistracy Armed Forces execute a daring and very successful raid on Meadowvale.
- January 9th: Units from the Magistracy Armed Forces raid Ayn Tarma.
- January 9th: Units from the Magistracy Armed Forces raid Granera.
- January 9th: Units from the Magistracy Armed Forces raid Saonara.
- April: Rift Republican Army extremists assassinate Major Bruce Langmuir and kill the Star League Defense Force cadre in Camp Cameron on Apollo after a three-year siege.
- The SLDF occupies Payvand, largely through diplomacy but is forced to fight against a guerrilla resistance until November.
- The SLDF occupies Ruschegg through diplomacy.
- The SLDF occupies Scheuerheck through diplomacy.
- Lyran Commonwealth attempts to secede from the Star League.
- Star League officially declares war on Periphery.
- April: Bruce Langmuir is killed.