* Hanzo Shotozumi is appointed the oyabun of the 87th Prefecture in Seattle. He re-institutes and enforces traditional yakuza ways and values, and begins an aggressive campaign to expand yakuza operations in the Pacific Northwest.
* '''May''' The South German League collapses after corporations withdraw their support. A constitutional council is established to reorganize Germany.
* War between Taiwan and the Canton Confederation leads to streams of refugees pouring into Hong Kong.
* The Olympic Games are held for the first time since 2032. Multinational teams backed by corporate interests are allowed to compete.
* '''November''' Carl Preston is reelected President of the UCASde2044fr2044pl2044category2040s