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Year Event
266 Picture from 266
1Spock's ancestors acquire a tract of land on Vulcan. They will hold this area until at least 2267, when Soock will attend his Kun-Ut-Kali-Fee ceremony at a ceremonial site located on the land.2
 
  Species :  Vulcans
2165 Picture from 2165
3Sarek is born on the planet Vulcan.3
 
  People :  Sarek
  Species :  Vulcans
2224 Picture from 2224
4Sybok is born. A son of Sarek, Sybok is Spock's elder half brother.5
 
  People :  Sybok, Sarek
2230
6Spock is born.5
2237 Picture from 2237
7Spock is betrothed to T'Pring.2
 
  People :  T'Pring
2245
8The first Starship Enterprise is launched from the San Francisco Fleet yards in orbit of Earth.9 The launch is attended by Ex-President of the United Federaton of Planets, Jonathan Archer.10
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand, Jonathan Archer
2249
3Spock joins Starfleet Academy, against the wishes of his father. The decision causes Spock and Sarek to stop speaking to one another, a silence which lasts for the next 18 years.3
 
  People :  Sarek
2252
11Spock first serves aboard the Enterprise as a Cadet.11
2253
12Spock graduates from Starfleet academy.9
2263 Picture from 2263
13Spock returns home Vulcan to visit his parents. He and his father do not talk during the visit, maintining the silence which has lasted for the last 14 years and which will last for a further four.3
 
  People :  Sarek
2264 Picture from 2264
9The Starship Enterprise, under the command of Captain Kirk, is assigned a five year mission of exploration.9
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand
2266 Picture from 2266
14The USS Enterprise engages in a prolonged battle with a Romulan bird of Prey which has crossed the Neutral Zone and attacked several Federation outposts. During the battle it is discovered for the first time that the Romulans are descended from the Vulcans who left their planet when Surak's teachings of total logic began to gain widespread support.14
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand
  Species :  Romulans, Humans
2267
15The USS Enterprise is researching Murusaki-312, a quasar-like phenomena, when the shuttlecraft Galileo is lost on the planet Taurus II. The shuttle is able to regain suborbital height long enough to the surviving crew be retrieved by the departing Enterprise.15
 
  People :  Leonard H. McCoy
11Commander Spock hijacks the USS Enterprise and uses it to return Fleet Captain Pike to Talos.11 Despite the regulations against visiting Talos, Starfleet approves his actions because of the special circumstances involved.16
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Captain Christopher Pike
17The USS Enterprise arrives at Omicron Seti III. Almost overcome by the effects of the local plant life, the crew manage to break free and rescue the colonists.17
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand
Picture from 2267
18The Federation and Klingon Empire go to war. The USS Enterprise is assigned to secure the co-operation of the planet Organia, a primitive society which is located at a strategic point between the two powers. In fact the Organians are revealed to be enourmously powerful and sophisticated non-corporeal entities who stop the war and force an uneasy treaty between the Federation and the Klingons.18
 
  People :  James T. Kirk
  Species :  Klingons, Organians, Humans
Picture from 2267
19The Enterprise detects time distortions emanating from an uninhabited planet. Investigating, they discover that the effect is being caused by an ancient artefact on the planet, a remnant of a long-vanished civilisation. McCoy, suffering the effects of an accidental drug overdose, travels to 1930s Earth via the portal, disrupting Earth's history. Kirk and Spock are able to use the device to travel back and correct the damage.19
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Edith Keeler
Picture from 2267
2Spock undergoes Pon Farr; he is rejected by T'Pring and continues to serve in Starfleet.2
 
  People :  T'Pau
Lieutenant Commander Spock is promoted to Commander.
Picture from 2267
3The Enterprise transports over a hundred delegates to the planet Babel for a conference regarding the admission of Coridan to the Federation. Included amongst them is Ambassador Sarek, leading to his first meeting with his son Spock in four years and the first time the two exchange words in 18 years. Despite an attempt to sabotage the conference, the Enterprise succeeds in reaching Babel safely.3
 
  People :  Sarek
  Species :  Coridanite, Vulcans
2268
20The Enterprise encounters an advanced alien spacecraft whose occupant subdues the crew and removes Spock’s brain. Kirk is able to track down the craft to its home planet and recover the brain, replacing it in the First Officer’s head.20
 
  Species :  Morg / Eymorg
2269 Picture from 2269
21The Enterprise visits the cloud city of Stratos to pick up a shipment of zenite with which to stop a plague. Despite some local political difficulties, Captain Kirk is ultimately able to collect the shipment.21
 
  People :  Vanna, Plasus
  Species :  Ardanan
22The USS Enterprise completes its five year mission.22
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand
2270
23Spock retires from Starfleet in order to undergo the Kolinahr.24
25The USS Enterprise commences a major refit.25
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand
2271
24Spock rejects the award of the Kolinahr discipline and returns to Starfleet as Science Officer of the USS Enterprise. Shortly afterward, becomes the ship's First Officer as well.24
Picture from 2271
24The newly launched USS Enterprise encounters the entity known as V'Ger. V'Ger merges with Commander Decker to become a new life form.24
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand
2273
26Sarek begins work on a treaty with the Legarans.26
 
  People :  Sarek
2277
27Spock is promoted to Captain and assigned to Starfleet Academy as an instructor. Duties include command of the USS Enterprise during training missions.28
2283
29A bottle of Romulan Ale is produced in this year. McCoy will give the bottle to Kirk as a gift in the future.29
 
  People :  James T. Kirk
2285 Picture from 2285
28USS Reliant, searching for a lifeless planet for use in the Genesis experiment, is seized by Khan Noonian Sing. Sing attempts to steal the Genesis Device, but is engaged in battle by the USS Enterprise under the command of Admiral Kirk. Spock is killed saving the Enterprise from destruction.28
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Christine Chapel, Janice Rand
28Spock is reborn on the Genesis planet.30
Picture from 2285
31The Enterprise is retired. Scotty is appointed Captain of engineering on the USS Excelsior; Uhura takes a position as a transporter operator on Spacedock. Both abandon their posts along with the rest of the Enterprise senior officers in order to steal the Enterprise and rescue the rejuvenated Spock from the Genesis planet. Unfortunately, the Enterprise is destroyed during the mission and Kirk's son David is killed by the Klingons. The crew proceed to Vulcan in a captured Bird of Prey and succeed in reuniting Spock's Katra with his body.30
 
  People :  Montgomery Scott, Nyota Uhura, James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Doctor David Marcus, Carol Marcus, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel A. Chekov
2286
32Spock undergoes re-education on Vulcan.32
2293
33Spock arranges the peace conference between the Federation and the Klingon Empire.33
Picture from 2293
33The Enterprise-A escorts Chancellor Gorkon to Earth for a peace conference. When Gorkon is assassinated, Kirk uncovers a plot to reverse the recent easing of tensions between the Federation and Klingons.33
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov, Chancellor Gorkon
  Species :  Humans, Klingons
33The Enterprise-A crew are responsible for saving the Khitomer Peace Conference, along with Captain Sulu of the USS Excelsior.33
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov
34The Enterprise-A is decommissioned.34
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Leonard H. McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Hikaru Sulu, Nyota Uhura, Pavel A. Chekov
33Spock retires from Starfleet.33
2366
35The Enterprise-D transports Ambassador Sarek to take part in the Legarans conference, which he has been working towards since 2273. Sarek's participation is threatened when it is discovered that he is suffering from Bendi syndrome. A mind meld with Captain Picard allows Sarek to complete his mission.35
 
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard, Sarek
  Species :  Vulcans
2368 Picture from 2368
36Spock goes to Romulus without authorisation in order to work undercover toward the goal of re-unification. Captain Picard and Lieutenant Commander Data are sent to Romulus in a Klingon Bird of Prey to investigate.36
 
  People :  Jean-Luc Picard, Data
  Species :  Romulans, Vulcans
37Captain Picard is able to make contact with Ambassador Spock on Romulus and, with his help, warn the Federation of a Romulan plot to invade Vulcan. With this warning, the Enterprise-D is able to turn back the invasion force. The success is tempered by the death of Spock's father, Sarek, who has long been suffering from Bendi syndrome.37
 
  People :  Sarek, Sela, Jean-Luc Picard, Data
  Species :  Romulans, Vulcans

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References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 TOS 2 Amok Time SPock said his family had held the land for more than 2000 Earth years. This is 2001 years prior to the episode.
2 TOS 2 Amok Time
3 TOS 2 Journey to Babel
4 Star Trek Chronology Page 38
5 Star Trek V : The Final Frontier
6 Star Trek Chronology Page 39
7 TOS 2 Amok Time Spock said this happened when he was 7, so this date is 7 years after the Chronology conjectural date for Spock's birth.
8 Star Trek Chronology Page 41
9 Various Original Series episodes
10 Mike Sussman This was a part of Archer's biography written for but not seen in "In a Mirror Darkly"
11 TOS 1 The Menagerie, Part 1
12 Star Trek Chronology Page 45
13 TOS 2 Journey to Babel Amanda stated that Spock had not been home in four years
14 TOS 1 Balance of Terror
15 TOS 1 The Galileo Seven
16 TOS 1 The Menagerie, Part 2
17 TOS 1 This Side of Paradise
18 TOS 1 Errand of Mercy
19 TOS 1 The City on the Edge of Forever
20 TOS 3 Spock's Brain
21 TOS 3 The Cloud Minders
22 Star Trek Chronology second edition, page 78
23 Star Trek Chronology Page 79
24 Star Trek : The Motion Picture
25 Star Trek : The Motion Picture Decker noted that the ship had been in redesign and refit for 18 months
26 TNG 3 Sarek Sarek said he had worked on the treaty for 93 years
27 Star Trek Chronology Page 82
28 Star Trek II : The Wrath of Khan
29 Star Trek II : The Wrath of Khan Kirk read the date off the bottle
30 Star Trek III : The Search for Spock
31 Star Trek Chronology Page 85
32 Star Trek IV : The Voyage Home
33 Star Trek VI : The Undiscovered Country
34 Star Trek : Generations
35 TNG 3 Sarek
36 TNG 5 Unification, Part 1
37 TNG 5 Unification, Part 2
Series :  TOS Season 2 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Amok Time
Comment : SPock said his family had held the land for more than 2000 Earth years. This is 2001 years prior to the episode.
Series :  TOS Season 2 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Amok Time
Series :  TOS Season 2 (Disc 3)
Episode :  Journey to Babel
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 38
Film: Star Trek V : The Final Frontier
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 39
Series :  TOS Season 2 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Amok Time
Comment : Spock said this happened when he was 7, so this date is 7 years after the Chronology conjectural date for Spock's birth.
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 41
Series :  TOS Season (Disc )
Episode :  Various Original Series episodes
Source :  Mike Sussman
Comment : This was a part of Archer's biography written for but not seen in "In a Mirror Darkly"
Series :  TOS Season 1 (Disc 3)
Episode :  The Menagerie, Part 1
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 45
Series :  TOS Season 2 (Disc 3)
Episode :  Journey to Babel
Comment : Amanda stated that Spock had not been home in four years
Series :  TOS Season 1 (Disc 4)
Episode :  Balance of Terror
Series :  TOS Season 1 (Disc 4)
Episode :  The Galileo Seven
Series :  TOS Season 1 (Disc 3)
Episode :  The Menagerie, Part 2
Series :  TOS Season 1 (Disc 6)
Episode :  This Side of Paradise
Series :  TOS Season 1 (Disc 7)
Episode :  Errand of Mercy
Series :  TOS Season 1 (Disc 7)
Episode :  The City on the Edge of Forever
Series :  TOS Season 3 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Spock's Brain
Series :  TOS Season 3 (Disc 5)
Episode :  The Cloud Minders
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : second edition, page 78
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 79
Film: Star Trek : The Motion Picture
Film: Star Trek : The Motion Picture
Comment : Decker noted that the ship had been in redesign and refit for 18 months
Series :  TNG Season 3 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Sarek
Comment : Sarek said he had worked on the treaty for 93 years
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 82
Film: Star Trek II : The Wrath of Khan
Film: Star Trek II : The Wrath of Khan
Comment : Kirk read the date off the bottle
Film: Star Trek III : The Search for Spock
Book :  Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 85
Film: Star Trek IV : The Voyage Home
Film: Star Trek VI : The Undiscovered Country
Film: Star Trek : Generations
Series :  TNG Season 3 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Sarek
Series :  TNG Season 5 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Unification, Part 1
Series :  TNG Season 5 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Unification, Part 2


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