- First Hidden War begins.
- The Third Benjamin Regulars MechWarrior Amanda Kazutoyo easily defeats her SLDF opponent, triggering further duels with similar outcomes.
- First Lord Michael Cameron protests the duels, but Coordinator Uizen Kurita denies complicity.
- Sarah Davion dies.
- Samuel Davion is named First Prince of the Federated Suns.
- Jocasta Cameron enters the Abbey of St. Joan as a nun.