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Timeline - Kelvin Timeline

1950s

Year Event
1959 Picture from 1959
1Experiments on Earth give birth to a series of genetic superhumans. These will eventually attempt to take over the world. The plan will fail and they will be forced into exile. Amongst the supermen is Khan Noonien Singh.2
 
  People :  Khan Noonien Singh

2160s

Year Event
2161
3Earth's Military Combined Assault Operations organisation is disbanded and its personnel merged into the new Federation Starfleet.4
 
  People :  Krall
  Species :  Humans
3Captain Balthazar Edison is assigned command of the USS Franklin, NX-326. A former member of MACO who harbours ill-will towards the newly created Federation, Edison deeply resents the assignment.4
 
  People :  Krall

2200s

Year Event
2204
5George Kirk is born. He will later become a Starfleet officer and father the future Captain James Tiberius Kirk.4
 
  People :  James T. Kirk

2230s

Year Event
2230
6The USS Kelvin discovers Royla, home to the Roylan species. Keenser chooses to leave the planet with the ship, the first of his people to explore space.6
 
  People :  George Kirk, Keenser
  Species :  Roylan
2233 Picture from 2233
7The USS Kelvin is destroyed near the border of Klingon space by a vessel later identified as the Romulan mining ship Narada. George Kirk is killed in the attack, though his actions save the rest of the crew and his son, James T. Kirk, who is born during the attack.8
 
  People :  George Kirk, James T. Kirk

2240s

Year Event
2241
9Pavel Chekov is born8
 
  People :  Pavel Chekov

2250s

Year Event
2255
10James T. Kirk joins Starfleet8
 
  People :  James T. Kirk
2258 Picture from 2258
11The planet Vulcan is destroyed by Nero. Nero's ship is subsequently destroyed by the Enterprise under the command of James T. Kirk. Captain Pike is promoted to Admiral. Kirk graduates and becomes Captain of the Enterprise.8
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Christopher Pike, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
8Montgomery Scott becomes the new Chief Engineer of the USS Enterprise.8
 
  People :  Scotty
8Keenser joins the USS Enterprise as an engineer.8
 
  People :  Keenser
  Species :  Roylan
2259
2The USS Enterprise is assigned the survey the planet Nibiru. Finding life on the planet threatened by an unstable volcano, Captain Kirk chooses to break the Prime Directive to stabilise the volcano and save the primitive species living on the planet. He is removed from command of the Enterprise and demoted when Commander Spock reports this to Starfleet.2
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Christopher Pike, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
2Admiral Pike is placed in command of the USS Enterprise. He convinces Admiral Marcus to allow the demoted James Kirk to serve as his executive officer.2
 
  People :  Christopher Pike
Picture from 2259
2A terrorist bomb explodes in London. In the aftermath Starfleet headquarters is attacked by John Harrison, a Section 31 operative who is in fact Khan Noonien Singh. When Harrison subsequently escaped to the Klingon home world, Captain Kirk and the Enterprise are assigned to track him down and kill him. Kirk discovers that the events are part of a plot by Admiral Marcus to militarise Starfleet and instigate a war with the Klingon Empire. The plot is ultimately foiled.2
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Christopher Pike, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
2Admiral Pike is killed in the attack on Starfleet.2
 
  People :  Christopher Pike

2260s

Year Event
2260
2The USS Enterprise, badly damaged in the battle with the USS Vengeance, is recommissioned after extensive repairs and sent on a five year deep space exploration mission.2
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
2263
4Ambassador Spock from the Prime timeline dies, aged 162.12
 
  People :  Spock
4The USS Enterprise visits the newly completed Starbase Yorktown for resupply. Whilst there an alien arrives, reporting that her crew is stranded on a nearby planet after their ship crashed. The Enterprise takes her there, only to be ambushed by forces under the control of Krall. The Enterprise is destroyed.4
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
4Krall attacks Starbase Yorktown, almost succeeding in destroying it. The base is saved by the intervention of Captain Kirk and the Enterprise officers, and Krall is killed.4
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
4Captain Kirk is assigned as the commanding officer of the new USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-A. He resumes his deep space exploration mission.4
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser

2380s

Year Event
2387 Picture from 2387
7Romulus is destroyed in s supernova explosion, despite the efforts of Ambassador Spock to prevent it. The Romulan Nero, enraged by what he views as Spock's betrayal, attempts to destroy Spock's ship. As a result both Nero and Spock are thrown into the past, creating an alternate timeline.8
 
  People :  Spock

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Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 Star Trek Into Darkness Khan said he was created 300 years prior to the film, which is set in 2259
2 Star Trek Into Darkness
3 Star Trek Beyond Somewhat speculative - after the formation of the Federation in 'The early 2160s'
4 Star Trek Beyond
5 Star Trek Beyond Kirk said in 2263 that he was now older than his father. Kirk was 30 then, so his father was born 59 years prior. Same date in both timelines.
6 IDW Star Trek Comic Book, Issue 14
7 Star Trek XI Stated in the movie
8 Star Trek XI
9 Star Trek XI Chekov said he was 17 in the main part of the movie, which takes place in 2258
10 Star Trek XI Stated in the movie as being 3 years before graduation, which was in turn 25 years after his birth
11 Star Trek XI Stated in the movie as being 25 years after Nero arrives in the past
12 Star Trek Beyond Age is based on his birth in 2230, living to 2387 when Romulus was destroyed, then going back in time to 2258 shortly before Vulcan was destroyed, then living to 2263.
Film: Star Trek Into Darkness
Comment : Khan said he was created 300 years prior to the film, which is set in 2259
Film: Star Trek Into Darkness
Film: Star Trek Beyond
Comment : Somewhat speculative - after the formation of the Federation in 'The early 2160s'
Film: Star Trek Beyond
Film: Star Trek Beyond
Comment : Kirk said in 2263 that he was now older than his father. Kirk was 30 then, so his father was born 59 years prior. Same date in both timelines.
Source :  IDW Star Trek Comic Book, Issue 14
Film: Star Trek XI
Comment : Stated in the movie
Film: Star Trek XI
Film: Star Trek XI
Comment : Chekov said he was 17 in the main part of the movie, which takes place in 2258
Film: Star Trek XI
Comment : Stated in the movie as being 3 years before graduation, which was in turn 25 years after his birth
Film: Star Trek XI
Comment : Stated in the movie as being 25 years after Nero arrives in the past
Film: Star Trek Beyond
Comment : Age is based on his birth in 2230, living to 2387 when Romulus was destroyed, then going back in time to 2258 shortly before Vulcan was destroyed, then living to 2263.


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