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Timeline - 2000S

2000s

Year Event
2000
1On the last day of the year Shannon O'Donnell, an ancestor of Captain Janeway and one of the first female astronauts, convinces the last remaining resident of Portage Creek, Indiana, to sell his home in order to make way for construction of the Millennium Gate. The Gate will become one of Earth's largest buildings, a kilometre high and 3.2 kilometres wide at the base.1
Picture from 2000
2002
2The Nomad probe is launched from Earth. The probe is the first Earth mission designed to search for new life forms. It will later collide with an alien craft designed to sterilize soil samples; the two probes will manage to combine themselves but in the process their programming will be distorted, causing the resultant entity to seek out and sterilize alien life forms.3
2004
4Captain Archer and T'Pol travel in time to this year in order to prevent a Xindi-Reptilian plot to release a devastating virus on Earth.4
2009
2Captain Shaun Geoffrey Christopher commands the first successful manned mission to Saturn.5

2010s

Year Event
2012
6The Dax symbiont is born on the Trill home world.6
2018
7An advance in propulsion systems renders sleeper ships obsolete.7

2020s

Year Event
2020
8The American government creates the Sanctuary districts to contain those who are unemployed. The districts quickly become ghetto areas.9
2024
10The Bell Riots begin within Sanctuary District 4 of San Francisco. The riots lead to the abolishment of the Sanctuary Districts, forcing the USA to at last begin to deal with its social problems.10

2030s

Year Event
2030
11Zefram Cochrane is born.11
2032
12The command module of the Aries 4, one of Mankind's early missions to Mars, is swallowed into a subspace ellipse together with its pilot Lieutenant John Kelly on October 19th. The loss of the craft strands two astronauts on Mars for weeks, and almost derails the entire Mars program. This marks Mankind's first ever encounter with a spatial anomaly.12
Picture from 2032
2033
13The 52nd state is admitted to the United States of America.13
14The planet Xindus, homeworld of the Xindi, is destroyed. The Avian subspecies is rendered extinct. This marks the end of the civil war which has been raging for the last century; in the aftermath a ruling council is established comprising representatives of the five remaining subspecies.14
2036
15The New United Nations rules that no Earth person can be held responsible for the crimes of their ancestors.15
16Hovercars come into widespread use on Earth.16
2037
17NASA launches the spacecraft Charybdis, commanded by Colonel Steven Richey. The third manned attempt to explore beyond the solar system, the ship is declared missing. It is discovered in 2365 in the Theta 116 solar system.17

2040s

Year Event
2040
Lela is joined to the Dax symbiont. Lela Dax subsequently becomes a politician.18
19Television ceases to exist as a form of entertainment.19
2047
20The Los Angeles area is submerged under 200 metres of water by the Hermosa earthquake. The region subsequently becomes the largest coral reef on the planet Earth.20

2050s

Year Event
2050
21Hunting goes out of style on Earth.21
2051
22The Vulcan ship T'Plana encounters a class 5 neutronic wavefront and is destroyed.23
2052
24The Andorians claim the planetoid Weytahn and begin to terraform it.24
2053
25World War III kills 600 million people and leaves very few governments on Earth.25
26The Vulcans make first contact with the Arkonians. The initial contact goes well but the Arkonians prove hostile and difficult to deal with, and eventually contact is broken off.26
Picture from 2053
2058
27V'Lar becomes an Ambassador.27

2060s

Year Event
2061
4A significant event occurs related to the depletion of fossil fuels4; most likely the development of a replacement energy source.
2063
28Zefram Cochrane makes Humanities first faster than light journey. The flight results in First Contact between Humans and Vulcans.28
Picture from 2063
2064
29Zefram Cochrane makes a speech in which he reveals the Enterprise-E's and Borg's participation in the events surrounding his warp flight. He later recants, and given his reputation for telling tall tales the revelation is largely forgotten.29
2065
30SS Valiant is lost whilst exploring the outer edge of the galaxy.30
2067
31The society on Argelius II undergoes "The Great Awakening", a significant milestone in their development towards becoming dedicated to hedonism.31
32The probe Friendship One is launched. It is designed to transmit technical information to any alien species it meets. Earth will keep contact with the probe for another one hundred and eighty years, by which time it will be some thirty thousand light years from Earth.32
33The Conestoga is launched for the planet Terra Nova. This marks Earth's first attempt to found a colony in a solar system other than our own. The Conestoga's journey will take nine years.33
Picture from 2067
2069
34The Klingon Emperor dies. No successor is appointed because the Klingon High Council has grown in power to the point where it effectively controls the Empire.34

2070s

Year Event
2072
35One of the two Sporocystian lifeforms which have been caring for the Ocampa for the last five hundred generations leaves, taking two thousand Ocampa with her. They establish a new home on a spaceborne array several thousand light years away.36
37Quinn is imprisoned in a cometary nucleus by the Q continuum. He will be released in 2372 by the crew of the USS Voyager.37
2075
38Captain Vanik begins serving in the Vulcan space program.38
39The Moneyans discover the space ocean and begin to colonise it.39
Picture from 2075
2076
40The Conestoga arrives at Terra Nova. This ship is broken up to provide the raw materials for the colony.40
2079
41The "post-atomic horror". The legal system assumes guilt until proven innocent, and Lawyers have fallen into disfavour.41

2080s

Year Event
2081
42Earth decides to send a second wave of colonists to Terra Nova, a plan the original colonists strongly disagree with. The plan is abandoned, but communication with the original colony is severed shortly afterwards. Although unknown to Earth at the time, this is because Terra Nova has been hit by an asteroid. The resultant debris in the atmosphere cuts off all communication and spreads radiation across the planet. The surviving colonists begin to live underground.42
2082
43Colonel Steven Richey dies.43
2088
44T'Pol is Born.44

2090s

Year Event
2097
45The Andorian planetoid Weytahn is captured by the Vulcans; the Andorian colonists are removed and the planetoid is renamed Pan Mokar45

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

References
# Series Season Source Comment
1 VOY 5 11:59 Date is stated in the episode
2 Star Trek Chronology Page 24
3 TOS 2 The Changeling
4 ENT 3 Carpenter Street
5 TOS 1 Tomorrow is Yesterday
6 DS9 6 You are Cordially Invited... Sisko says that Dax is 356 years old
7 TOS 1 Space Seed McGivers gives the date
8 Speculative Sisko said all cities had such districts by the early 2020s. Presumably it took a few years to create them all.
9 DS9 3 Past Tense, Part 1
10 DS9 3 Past Tense, Part 2
11 TOS 2 Metamorphosis Cochrane vanished 150 years before, when he was 87
12 VOY 6 One Small Step Date is given as a caption on the screen
13 TNG 2 The Royale Riker said that 52 stars indicated a date between 2033 and 2079
14 ENT 3 The Xindi T'Pol said the destruction of the planet had happened 120 years ago based on sensor readings.
15 TNG 1 Encounter at Farpoint Picard gives the date
16 VOY 2 The 37's Paris states that this happened 100 years after 1936
17 TNG 2 The Royale Data gives the date
18 DS9 3 Facets
19 TNG 1 The Neutral Zone Data states that television had gone by this time
20 VOY 3 Future's End, Part 1 Janeway gives the exact year
21 ENT 1 Rogue Planet Archer said that this happened over a hundred years ago; this is 101 years before the episode
22 ENT 2 The Catwalk T'Pol said the incident happened over a hundred years ago;this is 101 years before the episode
23 ENT 2 The Catwalk T'Pol said the incident happened over a hundred years ago; this is 101 years before the episode
24 ENT 2 Cease Fire Said to have happened 100 years before the episode
25 Star Trek : First Contact The war is stated to have happened ten years prior to 2063
26 ENT 2 Dawn T'Pol said that this happened almost a hundred years ago; this is 99 years before the episode
27 ENT 1 Fallen Hero She states that she has been a successful Ambassador for 94 years; it is possible that she was an unsuccessful Ambassador even earlier than this
28 Star Trek : First Contact
29 ENT 2 Regeneration Archer says the speech was made 89 years ago
30 TOS 1 Where No Man Has Gone Before Valiant was said to have been lost 200 years before the episode
31 TOS 2 Wolf in the Fold The great awakening was said to have happened 200 years before the episode
32 VOY 7 Friendship One Janeway gives the date
33 ENT 1 Terra Nova It was said to have taken 9 years to get there
34 TNG 6 Rightful Heir Gowron stated that there had not been an emperor in 300 years
35 VOY 2 Cold Fire The array was said to be at least 300 years old
36 VOY 2 Cold Fire
37 VOY 2 Death Wish Quinn said he had been in prison for 300 years
38 ENT 1 Breaking the Ice Vanik says he has been in the program for 76 years
39 VOY 5 Thirty Days Said to have happened 300 years before the episode
40 ENT 1 Terra Nova The colonists were said to have been on the planet for 5 years when contact was lost
41 TNG 1 Encounter at Farpoint Q said his court was based on 2079
42 ENT 1 Terra Nova It is said that nobody had heard from the colony in over 70 years
43 TNG 2 The Royale He is said to have been in the Hotel Royale simulation for 38 years
44 ENT 3 Zero Hour She tells Trip she is 65
45 ENT 2 Cease Fire T'Pol gives the exact year
Series: VOY Season 5 (Disc 6)
Source: 11:59
Comment:Date is stated in the episode
Source: Star Trek Chronology
Comment:Page 24
Series: TOS Season 2 (Disc 1)
Source: The Changeling
Series: ENT Season 3 (Disc 3)
Source: Carpenter Street
Series: TOS Season 1 (Disc 5)
Source: Tomorrow is Yesterday
Series: DS9 Season 6 (Disc 2)
Source: You are Cordially Invited...
Comment:Sisko says that Dax is 356 years old
Series: TOS Season 1 (Disc 6)
Source: Space Seed
Comment:McGivers gives the date
Source: Speculative
Comment:Sisko said all cities had such districts by the early 2020s. Presumably it took a few years to create them all.
Series: DS9 Season 3 (Disc 3)
Source: Past Tense, Part 1
Series: DS9 Season 3 (Disc 3)
Source: Past Tense, Part 2
Series: TOS Season 2 (Disc 2)
Source: Metamorphosis
Comment:Cochrane vanished 150 years before, when he was 87
Series: VOY Season 6 (Disc 2)
Source: One Small Step
Comment:Date is given as a caption on the screen
Series: TNG Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: The Royale
Comment:Riker said that 52 stars indicated a date between 2033 and 2079
Series: ENT Season 3 (Disc 1)
Source: The Xindi
Comment:T'Pol said the destruction of the planet had happened 120 years ago based on sensor readings.
Series: TNG Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Encounter at Farpoint
Comment:Picard gives the date
Series: VOY Season 2 (Disc 1)
Source: The 37's
Comment:Paris states that this happened 100 years after 1936
Series: TNG Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: The Royale
Comment:Data gives the date
Series: DS9 Season 3 (Disc 7)
Source: Facets
Series: TNG Season 1 (Disc 6)
Source: The Neutral Zone
Comment:Data states that television had gone by this time
Series: VOY Season 3 (Disc 2)
Source: Future's End, Part 1
Comment:Janeway gives the exact year
Series: ENT Season 1 (Disc 4)
Source: Rogue Planet
Comment:Archer said that this happened over a hundred years ago; this is 101 years before the episode
Series: ENT Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: The Catwalk
Comment:T'Pol said the incident happened over a hundred years ago;this is 101 years before the episode
Series: ENT Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: The Catwalk
Comment:T'Pol said the incident happened over a hundred years ago; this is 101 years before the episode
Series: ENT Season 2 (Disc 4)
Source: Cease Fire
Comment:Said to have happened 100 years before the episode
Source: Star Trek : First Contact
Comment:The war is stated to have happened ten years prior to 2063
Series: ENT Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: Dawn
Comment:T'Pol said that this happened almost a hundred years ago; this is 99 years before the episode
Series: ENT Season 1 (Disc 5)
Source: Fallen Hero
Comment:She states that she has been a successful Ambassador for 94 years; it is possible that she was an unsuccessful Ambassador even earlier than this
Source: Star Trek : First Contact
Series: ENT Season 2 (Disc 5)
Source: Regeneration
Comment:Archer says the speech was made 89 years ago
Series: TOS Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Where No Man Has Gone Before
Comment:Valiant was said to have been lost 200 years before the episode
Series: TOS Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: Wolf in the Fold
Comment:The great awakening was said to have happened 200 years before the episode
Series: VOY Season 7 (Disc 6)
Source: Friendship One
Comment:Janeway gives the date
Series: ENT Season 1 (Disc 2)
Source: Terra Nova
Comment:It was said to have taken 9 years to get there
Series: TNG Season 6 (Disc 6)
Source: Rightful Heir
Comment:Gowron stated that there had not been an emperor in 300 years
Series: VOY Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: Cold Fire
Comment:The array was said to be at least 300 years old
Series: VOY Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: Cold Fire
Series: VOY Season 2 (Disc 5)
Source: Death Wish
Comment:Quinn said he had been in prison for 300 years
Series: ENT Season 1 (Disc 2)
Source: Breaking the Ice
Comment:Vanik says he has been in the program for 76 years
Series: VOY Season 5 (Disc 3)
Source: Thirty Days
Comment:Said to have happened 300 years before the episode
Series: ENT Season 1 (Disc 2)
Source: Terra Nova
Comment:The colonists were said to have been on the planet for 5 years when contact was lost
Series: TNG Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Encounter at Farpoint
Comment:Q said his court was based on 2079
Series: ENT Season 1 (Disc 2)
Source: Terra Nova
Comment:It is said that nobody had heard from the colony in over 70 years
Series: TNG Season 2 (Disc 3)
Source: The Royale
Comment:He is said to have been in the Hotel Royale simulation for 38 years
Series: ENT Season 3 (Disc 6)
Source: Zero Hour
Comment:She tells Trip she is 65
Series: ENT Season 2 (Disc 4)
Source: Cease Fire
Comment:T'Pol gives the exact year


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