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1947
1Quark, Nog, Rom and Odo are briefly trapped on Earth after their shuttle is thrown back in time and crashes in Roswell, New Mexico. They are able to escape by piloting the shuttle into the heart of a nuclear blast. Although the government denies any knowledge of the incident, it becomes a focal point for many rumours and conspiracy theories for decades to come.1
 
  People :  Rom, Nog
  Species :  Ferengi, Humans
2349
Quark accomplishes the Ferengi Attainment Ceremony. He is apprenticed to a district subnagus; he is later ousted from his apprenticeship after becoming involved with the man's sister.2
2351
3Quark reaches the Age of Ascension and leaves Ferenginar. He does not return to the planet for twenty years.3
2352
Quark works on a Ferengi freighter for eight years as ships cook.4
2360
Quark opens a bar on DS9.5
2363
6Quark has a brief affair with Natima Lang, who admires him for illegally selling food to Bajorans. They break up when she finds he used her personal access codes to steal money.6
 
  Species :  Bajorans
2369
7The 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.7
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo
  Species :  Bajorans, Cardassians
7Sisko is assigned to command Deep Space Nine. He persuades Quark to remain on the station despite the precarious political situation.7
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko
Picture from 2369
8The Ferengi Grand Nagus visits Deep Space Nine to announce his retirement, appointing Quark as his successor. This proves to be a test set for his preferred heir, his son Krax. When Krax fails, the Nagus resumes his position.8
 
  People :  Grand Nagus Zek, Krax
  Species :  Ferengi
2370 Picture from 2370
9The Grank Nagus orders Quark to buy a massive shipment of Tulaberry wine from the Dosi, a species in Gamma Quadrant. The mission proves to be a way to discover more about a group called The Dominion.9
 
  People :  Grand Nagus Zek
  Species :  Dosi
10Quark survives an assassination attempt by a business partner.10
6Quark encounters the Cardassian Natima Lang on Deep Space Nine, an old romantic interest of his.6
 
  People :  Natima Lang
  Species :  Cardassians
11Sisko makes first contact between the Federation and the Dominion when he and Quark are captured by the Jem'Hadar.11
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko
  Species :  Jem'Hadar, Humans, Ferengi
Picture from 2370
11The Dominion destroy the USS Odyssey.11
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2371
12Quark accidentally kills the Klingon Kozak, head of a Klingon House. Since a female cannot head a Klingon house, Quark is subsequently married by Grilka, Kozak's widow, so he can act as the head of her house. Quark subsequently proves to Gowron and the council that the House of Kozak is being economically attacked by a rival, D'Ghor. D'Ghor's honour is stripped from him by Gowron. In the aftermath, Grilka divorces Quark.12
 
  People :  Grilka, D'Ghor, Gowron
  Species :  Klingons, Ferengi
13Bashir is nominated for a Carrington Award for his research in bimolecular replication. Quark is able to convince the Bajoran Prophets to return Grand Nagus Zek to his normal mode of thinking.13
 
  People :  Julian Bashir, Grand Nagus Zek
3Quark 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.3
 
  People :  Rom, Ishka, Brunt, Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Kasidy Yates
  Species :  Ferengi
2372
14Quark is given his own ship by cousin Gaila; he loses it soon after in a temporal accident.14
15The employees of Quark's Bar form a labour union and go on strike to protest Quark's unfair labor practices.15
 
  People :  Rom, Leeta, Brunt
  Species :  Ferengi
16Quark sells his remains after he is falsely informed that he is dying of Dorek Syndrome. His business licence is revoked after he fails to fulfil the contract.16
2373 Picture from 2373
17Quark woos and becomes involved with Grilka again when she visits DS9, with some assistance in Klingon customs from Worf and Dax. Worf and Dax also become romantically involved with one another.17
 
  People :  Grilka, Worf Rozhenko, Dax
18Worf, Dax, Bashir, Leeta, and Quark take a vacation on Risa. Whilst there, Bashir and Leeta end their relationship. Worf decides to support a fundamentalist group who are attempting to shock Federation citizens out of what they see as a hedonistic self-involved lifestyle. He quickly turns against the group when their actions go too far.18
 
  People :  Worf Rozhenko, Dax, Leeta, Julian Bashir
  Species :  Risans
Picture from 2373
19Odo crashes on an inhospitable planet with Quark, the result of an assassination attempt on Quark by the Orion Syndicate. They are forced to climb a nearby mountain to call for help. Despite considerable hardship and personal disagreement, they are able to send a distress signal and are soon rescued.19
 
  People :  Odo
Picture from 2373
20Quark briefly works as an arms dealer with Hagath and Gaila.20
21Quark regains his Ferengi Business licence in exchange for helping to break up the relationship between Ishka and Grand Nagus Zek..21
Picture from 2373
22The Dominion War begins. Dukat regains control of Deep Space Nine when the Dominion capture the station.22
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2374
23Sisko becomes an adjutant on Starbase 375. Jadzia Dax becomes commander of the Defiant.23
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Elim Garak, Weyoun
24Starfleet 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.24
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Elim Garak, Weyoun
  Species :  Prophets
24As 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.24
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Elim Garak, Weyoun
25Quark's mother, Ishka is captured by the Dominion. He assembles a team and is able to successfully rescue Ishka and capture the Vorta agent, Yelgrun. The Vorta prisoner Keevan is killed during the mission.25
 
  People :  Yelgrun, Rom, Keevan
26The Romulans join the war against the Dominion.26
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Elim Garak, Weyoun
  Species :  Romulans
Picture from 2374
27The first Allied offensive captures the Chin'Toka system from the Dominion.27
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo, Elim Garak, Weyoun
2375
28The Chin'toka system is retaken by Dominion and Breen forces. The USS Defiant is destroyed during the battle.28
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo
  Species :  Breen
29The 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.30
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo
  Species :  Breen
29In 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.29
 
  People :  Benjamin Lafayette Sisko, Major Kira Nerys, Dax, Worf Rozhenko, Miles Edward O'Brien, Julian Bashir, Odo
  Species :  Ferengi

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References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 DS9 4 Little Green Men The exact date is shown on a calendar
2 DS9 2 Playing God
3 DS9 3 Family Business
4 DS9 4 The Way of the Warrior
5 Various Deep Space Nine episodes
6 DS9 2 Profit and Loss
7 DS9 1 Emissary
8 DS9 1 The Nagus
9 DS9 2 Rules of Acquisition
10 DS9 2 Necessary Evil
11 DS9 2 The Jem'Hadar
12 DS9 3 The House of Quark
13 DS9 3 Prophet Motive
14 DS9 4 Little Green Men
15 DS9 4 Bar Association
16 DS9 4 Body Parts
17 DS9 5 Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places
18 DS9 5 Let He Who Is Without Sin...
19 DS9 5 The Ascent
20 DS9 5 Business as Usual
21 DS9 5 Ferengi Love Songs
22 DS9 5 Call to Arms
23 DS9 6 Behind the Lines
24 DS9 6 Sacrifice of Angels
25 DS9 6 The Magnificent Ferengi
26 DS9 6 In the Pale Moonlight
27 DS9 6 Tears of the Prophets
28 DS9 7 The Changing Face of Evil
29 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 2
30 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 1
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Little Green Men
Comment : The exact date is shown on a calendar
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Playing God
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 6)
Episode :  Family Business
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 1)
Episode :  The Way of the Warrior
Series :  DS9 Season (Disc )
Episode :  Various Deep Space Nine episodes
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Profit and Loss
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Emissary
Series :  DS9 Season 1 (Disc 3)
Episode :  The Nagus
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Rules of Acquisition
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Necessary Evil
Series :  DS9 Season 2 (Disc 7)
Episode :  The Jem'Hadar
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 1)
Episode :  The House of Quark
Series :  DS9 Season 3 (Disc 4)
Episode :  Prophet Motive
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Little Green Men
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 4)
Episode :  Bar Association
Series :  DS9 Season 4 (Disc 7)
Episode :  Body Parts
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 1)
Episode :  Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 2)
Episode :  Let He Who Is Without Sin...
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 3)
Episode :  The Ascent
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Business as Usual
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 5)
Episode :  Ferengi Love Songs
Series :  DS9 Season 5 (Disc 7)
Episode :  Call to Arms
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 3)
Episode :  The Magnificent Ferengi
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 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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