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2267 Picture from 2267
1The USS Enterprise uncovers a Klingon plot to gain development rights to Shermans planet. Unknown to the crew, they receive covert assistance from the crew of the USS Defiant, thrown back in time from 2373.1
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Dax, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo
  Species :  Klingons
2332 Picture from 2332
2Sisko is born in New Orleans on Earth.3
2349
4Curzon Dax and Benjamin Sisko meet for the first time.4
 
  People :  Dax
2350
5Sisko enters Starfleet Academy.5
2354
6Sisko graduates from Starfleet academy.6
2355
7Jake Sisko born.7
 
  People :  Jake Sisko
2367 Picture from 2367
8The Battle of Wolf 359 occurs. Thirty nine Federation Starships and eleven thousand personnel are lost in the battle. In the aftermath, the Enterprise manages to rescue Captain Picard and use his link to the Borg collective to destroy the ship.8
 
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard, William T. Riker, Deanna Troi, Beverly Crusher, Data, Geordi LaForge, Wesley Crusher
  Species :  Borg, Humans
2369
3The Cardassians retreat from the Bajoran system, abandoning the Terok Nor ore processing facility in orbit of the planet. The Bajoran Provisional Government asks Starfleet to take over the running of the station.3
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Bajorans, Cardassians
3Sisko is assigned to command Deep Space Nine. He persuades Quark to remain on the station despite the precarious political situation.3
 
  People :  Quark
Picture from 2369
3Jadzia is assigned to Deep Space Nine.3 She and Commander Sisko discover the a stable wormhole in the Bajoran system's Denorios belt. The wormhole has existed for at least 10,000 years in a stable state, apparently due to the influence of aliens who live within it. Sisko is successful in convincing the wormhole aliens to allow traffic to use the wormhole.9
 
  People :  Dax
  Species :  Bajorans
2370
10Captain Sisko leads a covert campaign to disrupt Circle control of Deep Space Nine. Major Kira and Lieutenant Dax discover evidence that the Circle is a front for the Cardassians and present it to the Council of Ministers. Support for the Circle collapses and the organisation falls apart. Li Nalas is killed.10
 
  People :  Dax, Major Kira Nerys, Li Nalas
  Species :  Bajorans
11Commander Sisko encounter a human colony on a planet where most advanced technology is disrupted by a local duonetic field. The field proves to be artificial, created by the colony leader, Alixus, to force the colonists to live the primitive life she supports. Sisko disables the field to give the colonists a choice in how to live their lives.11
 
  People :  Alixus, Joseph, Stephan, Cassandra, Vinod
12Sisko makes first contact between the Federation and the Dominion when he and Quark are captured by the Jem'Hadar.12
 
  People :  Quark
  Species :  Jem'Hadar, Humans, Ferengi
Picture from 2370
12The Dominion destroy the USS Odyssey.12
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2371 Picture from 2371
13Sisko takes command of the USS Defiant in order to defend Deep Space Nine against Dominion. He undertakes a mission into the Gamma Quadrant to investigate thenature and extent of the threat. The Defiant is overwhelmed and captured.13
 
  People :  Admirall Alynna Nechayev
Picture from 2371
14The USS Defiant is stolen by Thomas Riker, who is now a member of the Maquis. Dukat and Sisko manage to recapture the vessel in a joint operation.14
 
  People :  Gul Dukat, William Thomas Riker
15A microscopic singularity passing through the solar system explodes as the Defiant engages it's transporter, Throwing Commander Sisko, Lieutenant Bashir and Lieutenant Commander Dax back in time to the mid 21st century.15 The crew is ultimately able to retrieve their comrades.16
 
  People :  Julian Bashir, Crewman Dax
17The Mirror universe version of Chief O'Brien abducts Commander Sisko, in order to force him to convince the Mirror Jennifer Sisko not to complete a new sensor array for the Klingon/Cardassian Alliance. Sisko is able to succeed in this task and return to his own universe.17
 
  People :  Miles Edward O'Brien (Mirror), Jennifer Sisko (Mirror)
Picture from 2371
18Commander Sisko builds a solar sail craft and sets out on a mission to recreate the early Bakoran flights with his son Jake. Thanks to a tachyon anomaly, he is able to pilot the craft all the way to Cardassian space, proving that legends of such flights in the past are in fact possible.18
 
  People :  Jake Sisko
  Species :  Bajorans, Cardassians
19Quark is served with a Writ of Accountability by the FCA for improper supervision of a family member after his mother Ishka begins earning a profit in business. He and Rom return to Ferenginar to convince her to return the money. On Deep Space Nine, Commnader Sisko meets Kasidy Yates for the first time.19
 
  People :  Quark, Rom, Ishka, Brunt, Kasidy Yates
  Species :  Ferengi
20Sisko is promoted to Captain.20
2372
21Sisko violates orders and interferes in the Klingon-Cardassian war; a Klingon fleet attacks Deep Space Nine in retaliation. The attacks fails, but results in the subsequent Klingon-Federation conflict.21
 
  People :  Gowron, General Martok
22The Bajoran wormhole undergoes a subspace inversion, an event which happens only once every fifty years. Captain Sisko narrowly escapes death when an accident occurs aboard the Defiant.22
 
  People :  Jake Sisko
Picture from 2372
23The Mirror Jennifer Sisko takes Jake to her universe, enticing Captain Sisko to follow. There he assists the Terrans in completing a copy of the Defiant in time to engage a Klingon force attacking Deep Space Nine.23
 
  People :  Jennifer Sisko (Mirror), Jake Sisko
24Starfleet officer Michael Eddington is discovered to be a Maquis operative when he hijacks a convoy of industrial replicators bound for Cardassia, escaping into the Badlands with them. Kassidy Yates is discovered to have been engaged in smuggling operations for the Maquis, and is sent to prison.24
 
  People :  Michael Eddington, Kasidy Yates
2373 Picture from 2373
25Fearing that Gowron may have been replaced by a Changeling, Starfleet sends the Defiant on a mission to infiltrate the Klingon command centre Ty'Gokor. Gowron proves to be innocent, but his advisor General Martok is revealed to be the Changeling. The Changeling is killed and Gowron, realising that he has been manipulated into war with the Federation, declares a cease fire.25
 
  People :  Gowron, General Martok
  Species :  Klingons
26Dax, Garak, Odo and Sisko are returning from a conference to Deep Space 9 when their Runabout passes through a plasma field. The field causes Odo to involuntarily bind all four into a version of the great link, in which they experience an event that took place on Deep Space Nine in 2366, during the Cardassian occupation of Bajor. They are eventually able to break free of the link.26
 
  People :  Dax, Odo, Elim Garak
27Bajor is accepted for entry into the Federation. One the eve of the ceremony, Captain Sisko locates the ancient Bajoran lost city of B'hala. Visions from the Bajoran prophets convince him that Bajor must reject Federation membership, and on his advice they choose to suspend their application.27
 
  Species :  Bajorans
28Captain Sisko engages in an obsessive pursuit of Michael Eddington, ultimately poisoning a Maquis planet and threatening to do the same to all other Maquis planets in the Demilitarised zone, in order to force Eddington to surrender.28
 
  People :  Michael Eddington
29After considerable effort, Jake Sisko manages to obtain a baseball card as a present for his father.29
 
  People :  Jake Sisko
Picture from 2373
30The Dominion War begins. Dukat regains control of Deep Space Nine when the Dominion capture the station.30
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2374
31Captain Sisko and his crew crashland on a planet after their ship is damaged on a covert mission behind enemy lines. They manage to overcome a band of Jem'Hadar who are also on the planet, thanks to their Vorta leader betraying them.31
 
  People :  Keevan, Remata'Klan, Limara'Son
  Species :  Jem'Hadar, Vorta
32Sisko becomes an adjutant on Starbase 375. Jadzia Dax becomes commander of the Defiant.32
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
33Starfleet launches an operation to recapture Deep Space Nine. Captain Sisko leads a large Federation force, but this is bogged down battling a Dominion fleet. The Defiant breaks through and reaches Deep Space Nine just as the minefield is destroyed; Sisko convinces the Prophets to prevent Dominion reinforcements from coming through the wormhole. A joint Federation/Klingon force recaptures the station.33
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
  Species :  Prophets
33As Dominion forces leave, Damar murders Ziyal. Distraught at losing both the station and his daughter, Dukat becomes mentally unbalanced and is captured by Federation forces.33
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
34The Romulans join the war against the Dominion.34
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
  Species :  Romulans
Picture from 2374
35The first Allied offensive captures the Chin'Toka system from the Dominion.35
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark, Elim Garak, Weyoun
35Jadzia Dax is killed by Gul Dukat, who seals the entrance to the Wormhole. The Dax symbiont develops life-threatening complications whilst on its way home to Trill; to save its life it is transplanted into the only available host, Ezri Teegan.35
 
  People :  Dax, Worf Rozhenko
  Species :  Trill
2375
36Sisko discovers the Orb of the Emissary and uses it to re-open the Bajoran Wormhole.36
 
  Species :  Bajorans
37The USS T'Kumbra, a Vulcan crewed Nebula class starship, stops at Deep Space Nine. Whilst there the ship's baseball team engage the hastily formed "Deep Space Niners" in a baseball game. Although the Niners are heavily defeated, they are delighted with their performance - much to Captain Solok's displeasure.37
 
  People :  Captain Solok
38Sisko marries Kasidy Yates.38
39The Chin'toka system is retaken by Dominion and Breen forces. The USS Defiant is destroyed during the battle.39
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Breen
40The Cardassian fleet switches sides, helping the Allies to inflict a major defeat on the Dominion and Breen forces. As allied forces approach Cardassia, Odo links with the female Founder and convinces her to end the Dominion war. Garak chooses to remain on the devastated Cardassia to assist in rebuilding efforts.41
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Breen
40Dukat attempts to release the pah-wraiths from captivity with the help of Kai Winn, and is trapped in the fire caves with them for all eternity by Sisko. Sisko ascends to a higher state of being, choosing to live with the Bajoran Prophets within the wormhole.40
 
  People :  Gul Dukat
  Species :  Bajorans, Pah-wraiths, Prophets
40In the aftermath of the Dominion war, Kira is appointed commander of Deep Space Nine; Worf becomes Ambassador to the Klingon Empire; O'Brien accepts a teaching post at Starfleet Academy; Odo returns to the Great link, ending his relationship with Kira; Rom becomes the Ferengi Grand Nagus.40
 
  People :  Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Quark
  Species :  Ferengi

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References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 TOS 2 The Trouble With Tribbles
2 Star Trek Chronology Page 97
3 DS9 1 Emissary
4 DS9 1 Dax Dax says she has known Sisko for 20 years
5 DS9 1 Emissary This is four years before his graduation. Note this is inconsistent with Defiant in which Sisko says he has been in Starfleet for 20 years, i.e. since 2351. Presumably Sisko rounded the number slightly.
6 DS9 1 Emissary Sisko notes that he met his future wife 15 years ago whilst waiting for his first posting
7 DS9 1 Move Along Home
8 TNG 4 The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2
9 DS9 1 Emissary -
10 DS9 2 The Siege
11 DS9 2 Paradise
12 DS9 2 The Jem'Hadar
13 DS9 3 The Search, Part 1
14 DS9 3 Defiant
15 DS9 3 Past Tense, Part 1
16 DS9 3 Past Tense, Part 2
17 DS9 3 Through the Looking Glass
18 DS9 3 Explorers
19 DS9 3 Family Business
20 DS9 3 The Adversary
21 DS9 4 The Way of the Warrior
22 DS9 4 The Visitor
23 DS9 4 Shattered Mirror
24 DS9 4 For the Cause
25 DS9 5 Apocalypse Rising
26 DS9 5 Things Past
27 DS9 5 Rapture
28 DS9 5 For the Uniform
29 DS9 5 In the Cards
30 DS9 5 Call to Arms
31 DS9 6 Rocks and Shoals
32 DS9 6 Behind the Lines
33 DS9 6 Sacrifice of Angels
34 DS9 6 In the Pale Moonlight
35 DS9 6 Tears of the Prophets
36 DS9 7 Shadows and Symbols
37 DS9 7 Take Me Out to the Holosuite
38 DS9 7 'Til Death Do Us Part
39 DS9 7 The Changing Face of Evil
40 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 2
41 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 1
Series :  TOS Season 2 (Disc 4)
Episode :  The Trouble With Tribbles
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 97
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Emissary
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Dax
Comment : Dax says she has known Sisko for 20 years
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Emissary
Comment : This is four years before his graduation. Note this is inconsistent with Defiant in which Sisko says he has been in Starfleet for 20 years, i.e. since 2351. Presumably Sisko rounded the number slightly.
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Emissary
Comment : Sisko notes that he met his future wife 15 years ago whilst waiting for his first posting
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 3)
Episode :  Move Along Home
Series :  TNG Season 4 (Disc 1)
Episode :  The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Emissary -
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 1)
Episode :  The Siege
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 4)
Episode :  Paradise
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 7)
Episode :  The Jem'Hadar
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 1)
Episode :  The Search, Part 1
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 3)
Episode :  Defiant
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 3)
Episode :  Past Tense, Part 1
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 3)
Episode :  Past Tense, Part 2
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Through the Looking Glass
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 6)
Episode :  Explorers
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 6)
Episode :  Family Business
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 7)
Episode :  The Adversary
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 1)
Episode :  The Way of the Warrior
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 1)
Episode :  The Visitor
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Shattered Mirror
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 6)
Episode :  For the Cause
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Apocalypse Rising
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Things Past
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 3)
Episode :  Rapture
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 4)
Episode :  For the Uniform
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 7)
Episode :  In the Cards
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 7)
Episode :  Call to Arms
Series :  DS9 Season 6 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Rocks and Shoals
Series :  DS9 Season 6 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Behind the Lines
Series :  DS9 Season 6 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Sacrifice of Angels
Series :  DS9 Season 6 (Disc 5)
Episode :  In the Pale Moonlight
Series :  DS9 Season 6 (Disc 7)
Episode :  Tears of the Prophets
Series :  DS9 Season 7 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Shadows and Symbols
Series :  DS9 Season 7 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Take Me Out to the Holosuite
Series :  DS9 Season 7 (Disc 5)
Episode :  'Til Death Do Us Part
Series :  DS9 Season 7 (Disc 5)
Episode :  The Changing Face of Evil
Series :  DS9 Season 7 (Disc 7)
Episode :  What You Leave Behind, Part 2
Series :  DS9 Season 7 (Disc 7)
Episode :  What You Leave Behind, Part 1


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