- Spring: The Seattle area receives more than 200,000 refugees. Neighboring counties merge with the city over the course of this year.
- April 12: Ares unveils Apollo Station.
- August 13: Nokia and Ericsson merge to form the Erika corporation.
- August 27: Transys announces the first successful cyberlimb implantation on concert violinist Leonora Bartoli. Sixth World Almanac has it on August 23
- The Great Dragon Lung's Red Dragon Association becomes Hong Kong's most powerful triad.
- September 6 Everett and Tacoma vote in favor of joining Seattle. 
- November 23: Emori Shiawase, founder of the Shiawase Corporation, dies of heart failure.
- Sixth World Almanac p. 32