- Lyran Commonwealth troops, including the Snord's Irregulars mercenary unit, attempt to seize the Marik world of Dieudonné.
- Colonel Pavel Ridzik successfully leads St. Cyr's Armored Hussars, Trimaldi's Secutors, and Waco Rangers against House Davion's 42nd Avalon Hussars' raid against Capellan world of Thomas.
- Wolf's Dragoons, in the Capellan Confederation's employ, are forced off Wallacia and Scarborough by House Marik forces.
- Kell Hounds receive their garrison task on Tharkad.
- The Galedon Military District of the Draconis Combine forms the 8th Galedon Regulars.
- A Liao Aerospace Wing defects from the Confederation, becoming a mercenary unit later named the Hell's Black Aces.
- Hanse Davion becomes commander of 3rd Davion Guards.
- Duke Richard Irby granted control of Suk II.
- General Ariana Winston is born.
- Alain Beresick is born in the Draconis Combine.
- Shakir Jerrar, future ISF Director of the Combine is born.
- Aiguo Yang is born on Krin.
- Dalma Humphreys is born (according to some records; conflicting information on birth year).
- Reginald Marik is born.