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Timeline - 2259

Prime Timeline

Year Event
2259 Picture from 2259
1Hikaru Sulu graduates from Starfleet academy.2
 
  People :  Hikaru Sulu
3Tim Pennington becomes a writer for the Federation News Service.4
5Terrance Sadler, a Starfleet security chief working under Diego Reyes, leaves Starfleet to settle down on the colony world Ingraham B.6

Kelvin Timeline

Year Event
2259
7The 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.7
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Christopher Pike, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
7Admiral 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.7
 
  People :  Christopher Pike
Picture from 2259
7A 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.7
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Christopher Pike, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
7Admiral Pike is killed in the attack on Starfleet.7
 
  People :  Christopher Pike

● - Shows the canon status of the year for this event
Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 Star Trek Chronology Page 47
2 Star Trek IV : The Voyage Home
3 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger Six years before the events of the main book
4 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
5 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 2 - Summon the Thunder Six years before the book
6 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 2 - Summon the Thunder
7 Star Trek Into Darkness
Book : Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 47
Film: Star Trek IV : The Voyage Home
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Comment : Six years before the events of the main book
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 2 - Summon the Thunder
Comment : Six years before the book
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 2 - Summon the Thunder
Film: Star Trek Into Darkness


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