* '''March 12''' A major oil spill in the North Sea creates the Scottish Fringe Toxic Zone.
* '''July 28''' Ares Macrotechnology buys NASA.
* '''October 15''' William Springer assassinates US President of the UCASJesse Garrety and escapes justice.
* '''October 31''' "Bloody Monday." Russian President Nikolai Chelenko, Prime Minister Lena Rodale of the United Kingdom, and Minister Chaim Schon of Israel are all assassinated.
* '''November 8''' US presidential elections are held as usual, but due to the President's murder, the winner will be inaugurated immediately. Vice President William Jarman wins.
* '''November 11''' US President-Elect William Jarman is sworn in and then passes Executive Order 17-321, ordering the removal of all Native Americans from US soil by any means necessary, effective immediately.
* '''December 12''' Cheyenne nationalists feed false information to the US Army concerning the location of a band of Native warriors. The Army strike kills Kiowa non-combatants, effectively wiping out the tribe.
* Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, establishes the first hermetic studies curriculum.