- April: The Tenth Skye Rangers are destroyed on Altoona by the Sixth Bolan Defenders.
- June: Draconis Combine attacks Skondia.
- December: Draconis Combine tries to claim the Star League depot on Kesai IV in what would become the First Battle of Kesai.
- The Free Worlds League conquers Hornir's Keep.
- The Free Worlds League Military bombards Altoona with chemical and nuclear weapons.
- The Lyran Commonwealth conquers Denebola.
- August 24th: The Pentagon worlds are settled.
- The First Succession War begins when Minoru Kurita declares himself First Lord of the Star League.
- December: Boeing Interstellar finishes constructing a third Megaplex, located in the Galax system.
- December 31st: Archon Jennifer Steiner declares war on the Draconis Combine.
- The Star League Department of Communications changes its name to ComStar.
- The Magistracy Royal Guards regiment is reformed.
- The Magistracy Armed Forces recruits a regiment of SLDF personnel from the 186th Mechanized Infantry Division.
- The Magistracy Armed Forces reactivates the First Canopian Cuirassiers.
- The Nightstar factories are destroyed.
- The Excalibur class DropShip is introduced.