- Trials for OmniMech technology are conducted
- Khan Zenos Danforth is elected ilKhan of the Clans to ensure fair play
- December: Draconis Combine retakes Federated Suns Draconis March capital world of Robinson.
- Coordinator Miyogi Kurita personally leads the DCM] invasion force, consisting of 14 regiments, including four fanatical Sword of Light units, against three Davion 'Mech and ten armor and infantry regiments.
- The Battle of Briarson's Crossroads - Kurita assault battalion crushes vital Davion mountain pass stronghold. With their defensive plan now crippled, FedSun forces quickly retreat off world.
- With its morale shattered by loss the of Robinson, the AFFS offensive against the Draconis Combine sputters to a complete halt.
- Clan Blood Spirit forms Sigma Provisional Galaxy.
- Clan Ghost Bear cofounder Hans Ole Jorgensson dies in his sleep.
- Clan Nova Cat Khan Phillip Drummond dies.
- Zenos Danforth became third ilKhan of the Clans.
- Shinjiro Kurita is born.