- Draconis Combine's Marathon Offensive succeeds in taking Lyran Commonwealth world of Kreller.
- Widespread rioting and civilian clashes grip the Taurian Concordat over a constitutional revision; Protector Ignatius Calderon eventually calms the population and restores civil liberties.
- October: Laurelli Liao dies.
- Dainmar Liao named Chancellor of the Capellan Confederation
- Khan Jacob Masters of Clan Steel Viper killed in battle with saKhan Sanra Mercer.
- Sanra Mercer subsequently named the new Khan of the Steel Vipers.
- Hugai Kurita dies.