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Benjamin Lafayette Sisko

Year Event
2267
1The USS Enterprise uncovers a Klingon plot to gain development rights to Shermans planet. Unknown to the crew, they receive covert assistance from the crew of the USS Defiant, thrown back in time from 2373.1
Picture from 2267
2332
2Sisko is born in New Orleans on Earth.3
2349
4Curzon Dax and Benjamin Sisko meet for the first time.4
2350
5Sisko enters Starfleet Academy.5
2354
6Sisko graduates from Starfleet academy.6
2355
7Jake Sisko born.7
2367
8The Battle of Wolf 359 occurs. Thirty nine Federation Starships and eleven thousand personnel are lost in the battle. In the aftermath, the Enterprise manages to rescue Captain Picard and use his link to the Borg collective to destroy the ship.8
Picture from 2367
2369
3The 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.3
3Sisko is assigned to command Deep Space Nine. He persuades Quark to remain on the station despite the precarious political situation.3
3Jadzia is assigned to Deep Space Nine.3 She and Commander Sisko discover the a stable wormhole in the Bajoran system's Denorios belt. The wormhole has existed for at least 10,000 years in a stable state, apparently due to the influence of aliens who live within it. Sisko is successful in convincing the wormhole aliens to allow traffic to use the wormhole.9
Picture from 2369
2370
10Sisko makes first contact between the Federation and the Dominion when he and Quark are captured by the Jem'Hadar.10
10The Dominion destroy the USS Odyssey.10
Picture from 2370
2371
11Sisko takes command of the USS Defiant in order to fight the Dominion.11
12The USS Defiant is stolen by the Maquis. Dukat and Sisko manage to recapture the vessel in a joint operation.12
13Sisko is promoted to Captain.13
Picture from 2371
2372
14Sisko violates orders and interferes in the Klingon-Cardassian war; a Klingon fleet attacks Deep Space Nine in retaliation. The attacks fails, but results in the subsequent Klingon-Federation conflict.14
2373
15The Dominion War begins. Dukat regains control of Deep Space Nine when the Dominion capture the station.15
2374
16Sisko becomes an adjutant on Starbase 375. Jadzia Dax becomes commander of the Defiant.16
17Starfleet 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.17
17As 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.17
18The Romulans join the war against the Dominion.18
19The first Allied offensive captures the Chin'Toka system from the Dominion.19
19Jadzia Dax is killed by Gul Dukat, who seals the entrance to the Wormhole. The Dax symbiont develops life-threatening complications whilst on its way home to Trill; to save its life it is transplanted into the only available host, Ezri Teegan.19
Picture from 2374
2375
20Sisko discovers the Orb of the Emissary and uses it to re-open the Bajoran Wormhole.20
21Sisko marries Kasidy Yates.21
22The Chin'toka system is retaken by Dominion and Breen forces. The USS Defiant is destroyed during the battle.22
23The 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.24
23Dukat attempts to release the pah-wraiths from captivity with the help of Kai Winn, and is trapped in the fire caves with them for all eternity by Sisko. Sisko ascends to a higher state of being, choosing to live with the Bajoran Prophets within the wormhole.23
23In 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.23

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

References
# Series Season Source Comment
1 TOS 2 The Trouble With Tribbles
2 Star Trek Chronology Page 97
3 DS9 1 Emissary
4 DS9 1 Dax Dax says she has known Sisko for 20 years
5 DS9 1 Emissary This is four years before his graduation. Note this is inconsistent with Defiant in which Sisko says he has been in Starfleet for 20 years, i.e. since 2351. Presumably Sisko rounded the number slightly.
6 DS9 1 Emissary Sisko notes that he met his future wife 15 years ago whilst waiting for his first posting
7 DS9 1 Move Along Home
8 TNG 4 The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2
9 DS9 1 Emissary -
10 DS9 2 The Jem'Hadar
11 DS9 3 The Search, Part 1
12 DS9 3 Defiant
13 DS9 3 The Adversary
14 DS9 4 The Way of the Warrior
15 DS9 5 Call to Arms
16 DS9 6 Behind the Lines
17 DS9 6 Sacrifice of Angels
18 DS9 6 In the Pale Moonlight
19 DS9 6 Tears of the Prophets
20 DS9 7 Shadows and Symbols
21 DS9 7 'Til Death Do Us Part
22 DS9 7 The Changing Face of Evil
23 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 2
24 DS9 7 What You Leave Behind, Part 1
Series: TOS Season 2 (Disc 4)
Source: The Trouble With Tribbles
Source: Star Trek Chronology
Comment:Page 97
Series: DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Emissary
Series: DS9 Season 1 (Disc 2)
Source: Dax
Comment:Dax says she has known Sisko for 20 years
Series: DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Emissary
Comment:This is four years before his graduation. Note this is inconsistent with Defiant in which Sisko says he has been in Starfleet for 20 years, i.e. since 2351. Presumably Sisko rounded the number slightly.
Series: DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Emissary
Comment:Sisko notes that he met his future wife 15 years ago whilst waiting for his first posting
Series: DS9 Season 1 (Disc 3)
Source: Move Along Home
Series: TNG Season 4 (Disc 1)
Source: The Best of Both Worlds, Part 2
Series: DS9 Season 1 (Disc 1)
Source: Emissary -
Series: DS9 Season 2 (Disc 7)
Source: The Jem'Hadar
Series: DS9 Season 3 (Disc 1)
Source: The Search, Part 1
Series: DS9 Season 3 (Disc 3)
Source: Defiant
Series: DS9 Season 3 (Disc 7)
Source: The Adversary
Series: DS9 Season 4 (Disc 1)
Source: The Way of the Warrior
Series: DS9 Season 5 (Disc 7)
Source: Call to Arms
Series: DS9 Season 6 (Disc 1)
Source: Behind the Lines
Series: DS9 Season 6 (Disc 2)
Source: Sacrifice of Angels
Series: DS9 Season 6 (Disc 5)
Source: In the Pale Moonlight
Series: DS9 Season 6 (Disc 7)
Source: Tears of the Prophets
Series: DS9 Season 7 (Disc 1)
Source: Shadows and Symbols
Series: DS9 Season 7 (Disc 5)
Source: 'Til Death Do Us Part
Series: DS9 Season 7 (Disc 5)
Source: The Changing Face of Evil
Series: DS9 Season 7 (Disc 7)
Source: What You Leave Behind, Part 2
Series: DS9 Season 7 (Disc 7)
Source: What You Leave Behind, Part 1


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