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Grand Unified Timeline events from 3001 C.E. onward.

4th Millennium

Post 30th Century, Indeterminate

  • Following the destruction of the Sorcerer's World, magic is placed beyond human reach, and an era of Magitek begins to develop. During their visit to this era, Tim Hunter and Mister E encounter the mask of Doctor Fate, which these new circumstances in a very unpleasant fashion. (The Books of Magic)


  • Human-mutant ethnic tensions reach breaking point due to mutant terrorist. Terrorist escapes capture, fleeing to year 2001. Returns of own volition several months later to serve time willingly; threat level of remaining terrorist cells unknown. (Power Rangers Time Force)


  • A time travel "paradox-free" duplicate of Philip J. Fry awakes after freezing himself in 2012. Finding another Fry active in that era, this one assumes the name Lars Fillmore, later taking up a job at the Head Museum in New New York. (Futurama)
  • Brain Spawn cause the collapse of the civilisation of Space Rome, the kerflooie of the planet Don Martin 3, and the explosion of Tweenis 12. Their rampage is halted on Earth thanks to the efforts of Philip J. Fry and his superior yet inferior brain. (Futurama)
  • The Brain Spawn's Infosphere completes its task of absorbing every bit of information in the universe. Just as it is about to ends its mission by scanning itself, it is sent to another universe by Philip J. Fry, acting on behalf of the Nibblonians. (Futurama)


  • Planet Express is cancelled by the Box Corporation Delivery Network. (Futurama)


  • Before December 24 - Planet Express is back in business two years after being cancelled by the Box Corporation. Box Corporation executives are ground into the versatile Torgo's Executive Powder. (Futurama)
  • December 27 - The entire planet Earth is exiled by a group of scammers. (Futurama)
  • Between December 27 and December 31 - A ragtag team of Earth exiles from Neptune take back the planet from a trio of scammers, with thanks to Hermes' head and Robot Santa's elves. (Futurama)


  • January 1 - A legion of unstable time travelling duplicates of Bender rip a hole in spacetime. (Futurama)
  • Universe Gamma has a short romantic relationship with Yivo, but it doesn't work out due to jealous robots. (Futurama)


  • Planet Express renders all dark matter in the universe inert, bringing down Mombil dark matter farm and freeing the captive Nibblonians from slavery. Scientists develop whale oil as a new spaceship fuel. (Futurama


  • The Maruhage Empire, led by Tsuru Tsurulina IV (Czar Baldybald the 4th) works to rid the world of all hair. A bizzare rebel stands against the empire, deciding to fight with nose hair. (Bobobobo Bobobo)


  • Independent actions of the Feministas and the Legion of Mad Fellows prevent the last encyclopod from being destroyed by the last of the dark ones. (Futurama)
  • Thuban cats make a second attempt to steal Earth's rotational energy, foiled by Amy Wong with the result that Earth begins spinning in the opposite direction. Amy finally gets her PhD. (Futurama)


  • In a big year for minorities, mutants are granted full citizenship and Robosexual marriage is legalised in New New York. (Futurama)
  • The common cold is accidentally reintroduced in New New York, causing widespread panic. (Futurama)


  • The tribe of Homo reptilia that awakened and went back to sleep in 2020 wakes up again to reattempt negotiations with humanity on the sharing of the Earth. (Doctor Who)


  • On an alternate Earth, this is a utopian era. A bored native, Nathaniel Richards, travels back in time and becomes (at various points) Rama-Tut, the Scarlet Centurion, Kang the Conqueror, and Immortus. (Marvel Comics)
  • The First Doctor and his companions visit planet Elbyon/Avalon. They find the human colonists living on what seems to be a Fantasy world inhabited by bogies, dragons, dwarves, elves, guivres, krakens, leprechauns, lindworms, and wyverns. Since magic doesn't exist, the Doctor has to find out what is really going on. [1] (Doctor Who Missing Adventures[2] )


  • Fourth Succession War begins. (BattleTech)
  • The Drej destroy Earth. Surviving humans scatter across the universe. (Titan A.E.)



  • War between humans and Glorft. The Battle of the Last Stand ends with a Glorft victory, after which the tide turns against humanity. (Megas XLR)


  • Humans try to send the robot Megas back to 3035 to win the Battle of the Last Stand, but the robot is damaged and instead lands in 1936. (Megas XLR)


  • A crew seeks out the Titan, last hope of humanity. (Titan A.E.)


  • Clan Smoke Jaguar encounters a COMSTAR ship from the Inner Sphere. Factions within the Clans demand an immediate vote on invasion of the Inner Sphere. (BattleTech)


  • Operation Revival initiated by the Clans. (BattleTech)



  • The Clan invasion is halted by the Great Refusal. (BattleTech)


  • Astronauts Alan Virdon and Peter Burke crashland in what was once southwestern California. They have just arrived to the Planet of the Apes.(Planet of the Apes television series)

31st Century

  • In an alternate future, the era of the Guardians of the Galaxy. (Marvel Comics)
  • In the Delta Quadrant, Quarren, a Kyrian historian discovers a back-up copy of Voyager's Doctor and accuses it of war crimes from the 24th century. Turns out the official version of events was Kyrian propaganda. (Star Trek: Voyager)
  • Home era of temporal agent Daniels. He would play a major role in the Temporal Cold War. (Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • In an alternate timeline where the United Federation of Planets never existed, San Francisco lies in ruins and Human civilization seems to have been wiped out.(Star Trek: Enterprise)


  • A minor incident occurs on planet Margrave when a car is eaten by a large bird-creature, the last occurrence worthy of telling a story about in Known Space. The passenger is unharmed. Mankind and the species it is involved with live in perfect incredibly-dull-to-read-about peace harmony thanks to mankind's new hat, being incredibly lucky. (Known Space)



  • The Fourth Doctor and his companions battle vampires aboard the Hydrax, a Human-crewed spaceship from the 22nd century. (Doctor Who)



  • Ulysse and his family reach Earth, only to find that human civilization has already fallen. Sentient apes have replaced them as the dominant culture. Ulysse, Nova and Sirius leave again, searching for a hospitable planet. (Planet of the Apes (1963), the original novel.)

32nd Century

  • The survivors of Project SEEDS settle on the planet Gunsmoke.[3] (Trigun)
  • The beginning of the Third Dark Ages. (The Psychotechnic League)
  • Ulysses blinds a cyclops. As punishment, Zeus puts his entire crew into deep sleep and erases the location of Earth from the ship's databanks, forcing Ulysses to wander the galaxy in search of home. (Ulysses 31)



  • The Eleventh Doctor and Amy enter the Starship UK, where a police state seems to be in force, and the ship is running without an engine. [4] [5] (Doctor Who)

33rd Century

  • Vash the Stampede becomes one of the most infamous outlaws on the planet Gunsmoke. (Trigun)


  • Over a thousand years after the collapse of human civilization, Nier searches for a way to save his daughter from a deadly disease. (Nie R)


  • Due to Nier's actions, humanity begins its inevitable decline and extinction. (Nie R)


  • The Galactic Federation discovers a remnant of the old Earth Empire, and attempts to annex it at all costs. The Second Doctor, James Robert "Jamie" McCrimmon and Victoria Waterfield are drawn into the conflict. The Master is also involved. (Doctor Who Missing Adventures)


  • Astronauts Bill Allen, Jeff Hudson and Judy Franklin crash-land in a lagoon southwest of New York. They have just arrived to the Planet of the Apes.(Return to the Planet of the Apes)


  • The first Nietzschean colony is established. (8400 CY) (Andromeda)

35th century

  • The Tenth Doctor and Martha Jones help the Tiermann family save their world from a planet-eating giant worm. (Doctor Who Expanded Universe [New Series Adventures])


  • Neo realises his life in "1999" isn't what it seems. (The Matrix)
  • Every thing you think, do, and say is in the pill you took today... (see 2525)


  • New Britain (Great Britain) is dominated by Mar-Kom, a sentient computer. It has frozen the inhabitants of New London in a time stasis, and outlawed time travel as a crime punishable by death. The Third Doctor and Theophilus Tolliver, a 19th century time-traveler, ally to end its reign. (Doctor Who Expanded Universe [TV Action comic books])


  • The Knights of Velyshaa, who had conquered a significant portion of the Milky Way Galaxy, are defeated in their war with the Earth Alliance. The Knights are forced into isolation on their home planet. First Knight Sancroff is sentenced to exile away from any of his followers. (Big Finish Doctor Who)


  • The "Twelve Centuries of Peace" begin for the Systems Commonwealth. (8503 CY) (Andromeda)


  • Reinhard von Lohengramm and Yang Wen-li, famed commanders from the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance respectively, encountered each other for the first time during the Fourth Battle of Tiamat. (Legend of Galactic Heroes)

37th century

  • The Third Doctor and Josephine "Jo" Grant arrive on planet Pakha. They destroy the Diadem, a psychic parasite, and thus restore the native Pakhar to their pacifistic ways. (Virgin New Adventures, Big Finish Doctor Who)


  • Tensions rise between the Asian Coalition and the Atlantic Confederacy, threatening a second nuclear war. [6] (A Canticle for Leibowitz)

38th century

  • The Third Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith, and IM Foreman prevent Faction Paradox from taking control of plant Dust. The last incarnation of Foreman merges with the planet's biosphere, turning it into a fertile world. (Eighth Doctor Adventures [7])


  • A shuttlecraft of the Galactic Federation crashlands on planet Peladon. Among the survivors is Princess Ellua of Europa. Kellian, King of the Peladonians soon falls for her. They marry months later. (Virgin New Adventures)


  • Birth of Prince Peladon of Peladon to Kellian and Ellua. His parents attempt to get their planet accepted within the Federation, but are rejected because Peladon is considered too primitive. (Virgin New Adventures)


  • Death of Kellian, King of Peladon. His son succeeds him as Peladon, King of Peladon. (Virgin New Adventures)


  • Peladon again attempts to join the Galactic Federation. The Third Doctor and Josephine "Jo" Grant assist the King with facing internal problems. The King falls for Jo, but she turns down his marriage proposal. (Doctor Who)



  • The Embodiment of Gris, ruler of the Fifth Galaxy is deposed and succeeded by the Master of Zephon. Zephon would continue ruling the Fifth Galaxy until his death in 4000. He would also hold a seat at Galactic Council, a Dalek-controlled organization. [9] (Big Finish Doctor Who)



  • Conclusion of the war between the Galactic Federation and Galaxy 5. After failing to take over planet Peladon and its mining resources, Galaxy 5 agrees to a truce. (Virgin New Adventures)


  • Mavic Chen starts his secret mining operation, collecting Taranium from the planet Uranus for the Daleks. (Doctor Who)


  • Astronaut George Taylor crashes on a planet dominated by apes.[10] (Planet of the Apes.[11] )
  • Astronaut Trent arrives on the Planet of the Apes in search of Taylor and his crew. Trigerring events which cause all life on the planet to go extinct. (Beneath the Planet of the Apes)


  • Estimated birth of Nova, a primitive human girl on the Planet of the Apes. (Planet of the Apes)


  • Approximate date that Stone Hardslab, the ace pilot, zooms around the galaxy and does a lot of indeterminate stuff. (Escape Velocity Nova)


  • Mavic Chen is responsible for arranging a non-aggression pact between the various worlds of the Solar System. Some time afterwards, he becomes Guardian of the Solar System, making him de facto ruler of Earth and its dominions until his death in 4000. (Doctor Who) Descendants of Chen would continue controling Earth and much of the galaxy for centuries. (Doctor Who Missing Adventures)


  • October/November - An air leak ruptures the stacis pod of Lieutenant Maryann Stewart. She dies in her sleep, about a year before her crewmates awake from their slumber. (Planet of the Apes.[12] )



  • The Heletian Empire sends an archaeological team to investigate a theatre on planet Menaxeus. They discover a machine that projects plays onto a stage. Amongst its repertoire is The Good Soldiers by Stirloff Osterling, a legendary play that had been lost to posterity. The machine is taken back to Heletia for a performance in front of the Exec, the empire's nominal ruler. Events surrounding the performance lead to the death of both the Exec, and Manact Marlock, the power behind the throne. This enables the Ripporeans to defeat the Heletian Empire. (Virgin New Adventures)


  • Thundarr the Barbarian and his friends adventure in a savage world of sorcery and super-science. (Thundarr the Barbarian)


  • The Daleks attempt to conquer the universe with their Time Destructor, but they are foiled by the First Doctor. (Doctor Who)
  • Magnus battles rogue robots in North Am. (Magnus Robot Fighter)
  • End of the Third Dark Ages. (The Psychotechnic League)

40th Century

  • In an alternate future, the Askani battle against Apocalypse's rule over Earth. (Marvel Comics)
  • The Doctor and Martha search for the old starship Infinite before the pirate Baltazar. (Doctor Who Expanded Universe [animated serials])
  • The Ood are enslaved by Ood Enterprises, after they cut off the psychic link to the Ood hive mind. (Doctor Who)
  • Estimated home period of Barbarella. Planet Earth has been united under a Republic, wars have been abolished and weapons exist only in museums. Sex has been replaced by a ritual involving computers and pills. But Dr. Durand Durand, a scientist, starts developing a new weapon. He and his spaceship vanish in the vicinity of uncharted planet Tau Ceti. Barbarella is sent to retrieve him. The local culture introduces her to both various horrors and to the joys of real sex. (Barbarella)

5th Millennium



  • At the Battle of Zaruthstra, Sontaran Commander Strax is called to the asteroid Demons Run to repay a debt to the Eleventh Doctor. (Doctor Who)


  • Some years before, the planet Krop Tor, occupying stationary orbit around a black hole is inspected by members of the Torchwood Archive, along with members of the Ood slave race. It turns out the Devil was imprisoned here. Bad idea. [16] (Doctor Who)
  • Era of the Second Great and Bountiful Human Empire. The circle is broken; the Ood are starting to be freed from centuries of slavery. Ood Sigma tells the Tenth Doctor that his song is ending. (Doctor Who)

43rd century

  • On the planet Oodsphere, an Ood oracle foretells the end of time itself to the Tenth Doctor. Later, they sing him to his sleep. (Doctor Who)

44th century

  • A crashing Galaxy-class spaceship is saved by the Eleventh Doctor, thanks to some nifty temporal manipulation and a flying shark. (Doctor Who)


  • Bill Rizer awakened from cryogenic sleep and teamed with the space samurai Jaguar to battle the Neo Contra. (Neo Contra)


  • You won't find a thing to chew. Nobody's gonna look at you. (see 2525)


  • October 12: End of the universe (Mayan cosmology)

47th century

  • The Aplans, the native race to Alfava Metraxis become extinct. [17] (Doctor Who)
  • Detective Elijah Baley, N.Y.P.D, is assigned to assist R. Daneel Olivaw, a humaniform robot, in investigating the murder of Olivaw's creator. (Isaac Asimov's Robot Novels)


  • The Magog attack a Systems Commonwealth world for the first time; sporadic attacks follow over the next 15 years. (9766 CY) (Andromeda)


  • Systems Commonwealth signs non-aggression treaty with the Magog. (9781 CY) (Andromeda)


  • Nietzscheans attempt to seize control of the Systems Commonwealth, leading to civil war. The Andromeda Ascendant, with Captain Dylan Hunt in command, is trapped by a black hole. (CY 9784) (Andromeda)


  • The Commonwealth is defeated at the Witchhead Nebula in a devastating battle, leaving their former worlds without any support. The Magog take advantage of the situation to invade and attack worlds freely. (CY 9786) (Andromeda)


  • Internal strife within the Nietzscheans prevents them from effectively replacing the Commonwealth as a central authority. (CY 9787) (Andromeda)

49th century

  • Humans terraform and colonise the dead planet Alfava Metraxis. (Doctor Who)

Mid to late 50th century

  • Birth of Tomoe Midou in Yokohama, Japan. She would become one of the greatest female athletes of her era. (Battle Athletes)



  • June 30 - Birth of Lahrri Feldnut in Mongolia. She would become an athlete. (Battle Athletes)
  • October 2 - Birth of Mylanndah Arkar Walder in Satelite Colony 3. She would become an athlete. (Battle Athletes)



  • January 1 - Birth of Kris Christopher on the Moon. She would be trained as both a priestess and an athlete. (Battle Athletes)
  • August 7 - Birth of Anna Respighi in Satellite Colony 7. She would become an athlete. (Battle Athletes)
  • August 8 - Birth of Wong Ling Pha in Hong Kong. (Battle Athletes)
  • December 31 - Birth of Ichino Yanagida in Osaka, Japan. (Battle Athletes)


  • March 23 - Birth of Akari Kanzaki to Tomoe Midou and an unnamed father in Hokkaido, Japan. Later in life, Akari would strive to match the achievements of her mother. (Battle Athletes and Battle Athletes Victory)



  • Akari Kanzaki struggles to gain entry to the prestigious University Satellite. There she will have a chance to compete with the greatest female athletes of her age to become the new Cosmic Beauty, a title previously held by her mother, Tomoe Midou. (Battle Athletes)


  • The empire of Tsan-Chan arises on Earth by this time. (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • The Supreme Alliance rises to power on Earth by this time, but it is defeated this year at the Battle of Reykjavik. An Alliance war criminal, Magnus Greel, flees to the past. (Doctor Who)
  • The Fourth Doctor and Leela defeat an intelligent virus. K-9 leaves with them. (Doctor Who)

50th century

  • 4022 vistors of the Library planet are saved from the Vashta Nerada parasites by its computer. [18] (Doctor Who)

6th to 10th Millennia


  • November-December - First Leo Davidson and then Pericles arrive on Ashlar, the Planet of the Apes. (Planet of the Apes (2001) and adaptations)

51st Century

  • The man now known as Captain Jack Harkness joins the Time Agency on the Boeshane Peninsula. (Doctor Who)
  • The Battle of Demons Run. [19] (Doctor Who)
  • The Byzantium crashes into an Aplan temple on Alfava Metraxis. [20] (Doctor Who)
  • The Tenth Doctor and Donna, along with River Song and her team, face the Vashta Nerada, parasites that take the form of shadows, in the planet known only as The Library. [21] Everybody lives. (Doctor Who)
  • The clockwork androids aboard the SS Madame de Pompadour punch a hole in time to search for the "complete" Mme. de Pompadour from the 18th century. The Tenth Doctor meets Mme. de Pompadour through her lifetime in just a few hours. (Doctor Who)


  • River Song enters an archaeology program at Luna University. (Doctor Who, "Let's Kill Hitler")


  • [22] River Song escapes from the Stormcage confinement facility, steals a painting [23], and acquires a vortex manipulator after seeing this painting. [24] (Doctor Who)


  • The Andromeda Ascendant is retrieved from a black hole, having been frozen in time since it was trapped. Captain Dylan Hunt makes it his mission to restore the Systems Commonwealth. (CY 10087) (Andromeda)


  • Your legs got nothin' to do. Some machine's doing that for you. (see 2525)

58th Century

  • Hal Jordan occasionally brought to this period and given the false persona of "Pol Manning" to battle threats to the Solar System. (DC Comics)

59th Century

  • Humanity is divided in war between the Union and the imperialistic Deague. Ace pilot Ralph Werec defects from the Union [25], eventually facing off in battle with his younger sister Sara. (Soukou no Strain)

60th Century

  • Earth "segregated" from the rest of the universe. Earth's people practice an art partly science and partly magic. (DC Comics)


  • July 24 - The Tenth Doctor, his daughter, Martha Jones and Donna Noble find themselves in the midst of a [26] war between two factions of clones. (Doctor Who)


  • Estimated time of birth of Sweetness Heyworth to Ben Heyworth and his wife Melanie "Mel" Bush. As far as they know, the pregnancy was the result of a fertility treatment by Professor Wakeling. Actually, Sweetness is a clone of Mel. Wakeling had taken the opportunity to advance his cloning experiments. (Past Doctor Adventures)

Between 6045 and 6048

  • Ben and Mel Heyworth discover that their daughter Sweetness is a clone. They confront Professor Wakeling about it. Wakeling kills Mel personally. Ben attempts to summon help from off-planet. Wakeling then persuades the town that their only possible future is if he continues his research rather than being sent to prison for murder. The townsfolk agree, and rip Ben to pieces with their bare hands before torching his home. Wakeling takes Sweetness into his home. (Past Doctor Adventures)


  • August 6 - The Seventh Doctor and Ace arrive on the colony world Heritage to visit the Heyworths. They discover that they were murdered by the townsfolk. The only surviving family member, Sweetness Heyworth, is in the custody of Professor Wakeling who instigated the murders. Naturally, the Doctor has some things to say concerning the situation. (Past Doctor Adventures)

64th Century

  • Home era of Flash foe Abra Kadabra. (DC Comics)
  • During his journey with Mister E, Tim Hunter converses with one of the Magitek computers present in this era, inadvertantly giving it access to the twentieth century and allowing it to send Abra Kadabra back in time to bedevil The Flash. (The Books of Magic)


  • You'll pick your son, pick your daughter too, from the bottom of a long glass tube. (see 2525)


  • If God's a comin' he oughta make it by then. (see 2525)


  • God is gonna shake His mighty head. He'll either say I'm pleased where man has been or tear it down and start again. Woh oh. (see 2525)


  • I'm kinda wonderin' if man is gonna be alive. (see 2525)
  • A race of deformed turkey was genetically developed by chicken scientists as revenge against his bird brother. These turkeys would exit the womb doused in gravy; gravy filled with the giblets…from a monkey. The French craved it, and, as a result, turkey became the only food source for France, which is now called RoboFrance 29. (Aqua Teen Hunger Force)

Circa 10,000

  • December 3, 4:55 PM - By this point, humanity destroyed themselves and were succeeded by intelligent apes, who destroyed themselves and were succeeded by intelligent birds, who destroyed themselves and were succeeded by intelligent cows, who destroyed themselves and were succeeded by intelligent slug-things, who also destroyed themselves. All resident humans are primitive nomads. (Futurama)

10th to 15th Millennia

Somewhen after 10,000 C.E.

  • Galvatron arrives on Gaea to claim the angolmois. He is defeated by Lio Convoy's Maximals, but all involved are sealed in a black hole. (Beast Wars II)
  • Magmatron and Big Convoy arrive shortly thereafter and once again fight over the angolmois. When Unicron possessed Galvatron, the others see the threat that angolmois poses and work together to defeat it. (Beast Wars Neo)
  • The colonists of Space Station Nerva wake from suspended animation, and resettle a long abandoned Earth. (Doctor Who)


  • Earth is known as Mobius by this time. Beginning of the Mobian calendar. (Mobian year 0) (Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie comic))



Some time before 12,266



  • Sonic the Hedgehog and the Freedom Fighter battle Doctor Robotnik. (Mobian year 3235) (Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie comic))

15th Millennium

  • Start of the Dark Age of Technology. Colonisation of the solar system begins in earnest. (Warhammer 40000)

16th - 30th Millennia




171st Century

  • The Eleventh Doctor and Amy go to the museum built on the Final Resting Place of the Headless Monks [31]. (Doctor Who)

18th Millennium

  • Humanity invents Warp drive and first encounters xenos. Psykers first appear among humans. (Warhammer 40000)

21st Millennium

  • Titans invented on Terra. Humans begin remaking the galaxy in their own image. (Warhammer 40000)

22nd Millennium

  • Golden Age of Mankind begins. Emergence of the Navigator gene allows Human spaceships to make longer and faster Warp Jumps, dramatically increasing the speed and range of galaxy-wide colonisation. Perfection of Standard Template Constructs. Humans become the dominant force in the Milky Way. (Warhammer 40000)

circa 22,500

  • The energy wave produced by the Core Explosion reaches Known Space, killing anything and everything in it not protected by either the Ring World or some sufficiently thick nebula. (Known Space)

23rd Millennium

  • Discovery of the Savia, Metrium, and Sodallagain systems (Warhammer 40000)

circa 23,190

  • House Atreides is moved to Arrakis by the Emperor, only to be assassinated by House Harkonnen with the Emperor's permission. Paul Atreides mobilizes the Fremen of Arrakis to help solidify his legacy as Kwisatz Haderach. He defeats House Harkonnen, The Spacing Guild, and eventually ascends to the throne of the Emperor himself. (Dune)

25th Millennium

  • The Dark Age of Technology ends as humanity's Iron Men rise up against them. Human civilisation is plunged into anarchy as Warp Storms render interstellar travel all but impossible. (Warhammer 40000)

28th Millennium

  • The Emperor of Man creates the first genetically-altered, power-armoured warriors to aid in his conquest of Terra. (Warhammer 40000)

29th Millennium

  • The Emperor creates the Primarchs, twenty demigods made from his own genetic material, only to see them scattered across the galaxy by the powers of Chaos. (Warhammer 40000)

30th Millennium

  • The Fall of the Eldar. The combined debauchery and sadism of the Eldar race creates the Chaos god Slaanesh, the Dark Prince of Excess. In an instant the heart is torn from the Eldar civilization, leaving behind a wound in reality dubbed the Eye of Terror. The shockwaves of Slaanesh's birth dispel the Warp Storms isolating Terra, allowing the Emperor to launch his Great Crusade to reunite humanity. One by one the Primarchs are rediscovered and given command of the Space Marine Legions. (Warhammer 40000)

31st Millennium


  • Horus Heresy begins. Warmaster Horus defects to Chaos and leads fully half of the Imperium's armed forces to damnation. Galaxy is sundered in Civil War. Horus initially joined by World Eaters, Emperor's Children, and Death Guard. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Drop Site Massacre. An Imperial assault on Horus is defeated, resulting in the decimation of the Iron Hands, Salamanders, and Raven Guard. Night Lords, Iron Warriors, Word Bearers, and Alpha Legion defect to Horus and Chaos. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Siege of Terra. Blood Angels, Imperial Fists, and White Scars defend the Emperor's Palace from Horus' Chaos Legions. Sanguinius is killed by Horus. Horus is then killed by the Emperor, who is mortally wounded and hooked up to the Golden Throne. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Great Scouring begins. Loyalist Imperial forces gradually reclaim the galaxy from the traitors. (Warhammer 40000)

Between 30,014 and 30,021

  • Division of the Dark Angels Marines. Destruction of Caliban. Luther is captured and held in stasis; Lion El'Jonson apparently killed. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Codex Astartes compiled by Roboute Guilliman. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Foundation of the Grey Knights. (Warhammer 40000)


  • End of the Scouring. Formal end of the Horus Heresy. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Second Founding. Space Marines Legions split into smaller Chapters to prevent a catastrophe on the Horus Heresy. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Jaghatai Khan disappears in battle against the Dark Eldar. (Warhammer 40000)







32nd Millennium

Early 32nd Millennium

  • Temple of the Saviour Emperor becomes the official religion of the Imperium. Remaining loyalist primarchs die or disppear. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Veneris II becomes the first Ecclesiarch to be appointed as a High Lord of Terra (Warhammer 40000)


  • Ecclesiarch becomes a permanent position among the High Lords of Terra (Warhammer 40000)


  • The Beheading: High Lords of Terra assassinated by Drakan Vangorich, Grand Master of Assassins. Vangorich meets his end in a bloody battle against the Space Marines. (Warhammer 40000)




33rd -35th Millennia




  • Admiral Ursurs exiled from the High Lords of Terra and assigned to lead an Imperial expansion into the edge of the Milky Way (Warhammer 40000)






  • Fourth Black Crusade. Destruction of Citadel of Kromarch. Chaos loses. (Warhammer 40000)


  • The Howling: A group of Black Templars kill the Cacodominus, and the pychic backlash disrupts the Astronomicon, destabilising the Imperium (Warhammer 40000)


  • Suicide of Lasko Pyre, the only person ever to escape Dark Eldar slavery (Warhammer 40000)

34th Millennium

  • Blackstar Crusade. M'Laar XIII conquered by Lord Ekrak, who ascends to daemonhood. Forces of Chaos proceed to fight among themselves for control of the planet. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Kai system absorbed into the Eye of Terror (Warhammer 40000)
  • Obscuran Uprisings. Sons of Vengeance go renegade (Warhammer 40000)



  • Ecclesiarch Benedin IV moved the Ecclesiarchy from Terra to Ophelia VII (Warhammer 40000)


  • An Imperial exploration vessel arrives on Angelis to investigate some unusual pyramidal struggles (Warhammer 40000)


  • An Ork Space Hulk crashed on Angelis, killing all the Imperials. War breaks out between the surviving Orkz over whether the wreck of their ship more resembles Gork or Mork. Angelis is renamed Gorkamorka (Warhammer 40000)


  • Surviving Imperials on Gorkamorka gain access to a Necron tomb (Warhammer 40000)


  • Ecclesiarch Greigor XI begins the return of the Ecclesiarchy to Terra (Warhammer 40000)



  • Foundation of the Executioner and Mantis Warrior Space Marines (Warhammer 40000)

34,762 - 34,765

  • Tallarn Desert Raiders under the command of Lurenz harass Eldar on Holon Prime (Warhammer 40000)



  • Inhabitants of Grendel's World massacred by Night Lords (Warhammer 40000)


  • Cataclysm of Souls: Ecclesiarchy attempts to reunite the Imperium with the Segmentum Pacificus and create a theocratic state (Warhammer 40000)

35th Millennium

  • Sabbat Worlds annexed for colonisation by Imperium of Man (Warhammer 40000)

36th Millennium

Early 36th Millennium

  • Mythos Angelica Mortis written (Warhammer 40000)
  • Thirteenth Founding results in the creation of the Exorcist and Death Spectre Space Marines (Warhammer 40000)
  • Other Space Marine Chapters created in Foundings 14 - 20 (Warhammer 40000)
  • 21st Founding: Black Dragon, Fire Hawk, Lamenter, Flame Falcon, Minotaur, and Sons of Antaeus Chapters formed. All suffer from bad luck. Project ended when the fledgling chapters are attacked by the Emperor's Children. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Gervahrt Repeal: The only known incidence in which the promotion of a Black Templar Sword Brother to Marshall is blocked. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Wars of Vindication: Bloody internal conflict within the Officio Assassinorum. Conflict ends when the Grand Master of Assassins kills the usurper Jarek, and then goes into self-imposed exile. Inquisitor Jaeger founds the Ordo Sicarius to keep the Officio Assassinorum in line (Warhammer 40000)
  • Age of Apostasy begins as the Ecclesiarchy and Administratum begin manoeuvring for power, wealth, and influence within the Imperium, leaving the outer regions to fall to Chaos and xenos (Warhammer 40000)




  • Sebastian Thor leads the combined forces of the Space Marines, Imperial Guard, and Adeptus Mechanicus against Goge Vandire. Vandire's space forces are destroyed by the Storm of the Emperor's Wrath, and he himself is assassinated by the Alicia Dominica. Sebastian Thor is appointed Ecclesiarch. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Ecclesiarchy is forbidden from maintaining a force of men at arms. Sebastian Thor gets around this by reforming the Daughters of the Emperor into the Adpetus Sororitas and making them the military arm of the Ecclesiarchy (Warhammer 40000)


  • Sebastian Thor resigns as Ecclesiarch and wanders the Milky Way as a preacher (Warhammer 40000)


  • Empire of Cardinal Bucharis comes into conflict with the Space Wolves (Warhammer 40000)



  • Sebastian Thor dies on Terra at the age of 112. He is succeeded as Ecclesiarch by Alexis XXII (Warhammer 40000)
  • Covenant Sanctorum and Covenant Prioris split into the Orders of the Ebon Chalice, Valorous Heart, Fiery Heart, and Argent Shroud. (Warhammer 40000)






  • 16th Armageddon Steel Legion put down a rebellion by The Way of the Emperor's Flesh on Cassell (Warhammer 40000)



  • Nemesis Incident. In the aftermath, the Storm Wardens are sealed away and isolated from the rest of the Imperium (Warhammer 40000)

37th Millennium



  • Salamander Captain T'Sel seeks atonement through a warrior pilgrimage through Rhialla, Colcha, and Armageddon (Warhammer 40000)


  • Abyssal Crusade: 30 Space Marine Chapters sent into the Eye of Terror to cleans it of Slaanesh as atonement for not living up to the Emperor's standards (Warhammer 40000)


  • Cadian shocktroopers defeat the Alpha Legion on Mihok Secundus (Warhammer 40000)


  • Foundation of the Order of the Fiery Heart, later renamed Order of Our Martyred Lady (Warhammer 40000)


  • Apostles of the Blind King go renegade and blow up several stars in the outer Segmentum Obscurus, starting the Occlusiad War (Warhammer 40000)



  • End of the Occlusiad War. Blind King is killed and his Apostles collapse. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Urhua Thereaux send to assassinate Governor Yawell, but her ship is caught in a Warp rift. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Seventh Black Crusade. Blood Angels slaughtered at Mackan Chaos loses. (Warhammer 40000)



Late 37th Millennium

38th Millennium

Early 38th Millennium

  • Zoats arrive in the Milky Way, fleeing the Tyranids. They are massacred (Warhammer 40000)



  • The Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith confront anti-matter creatures. (Doctor Who)



  • Subodai of the White Scar Space Marines goes on a warrior pilgrimage through V'Run, Jurn, and the Taleris Belt (Warhammer 40000)



  • Eldar craftworld Iybraesil first detected in Segmentum Obscurus (Warhammer 40000)




  • Order of the Bloody Rose and Order of the Sacred Rose founded (Warhammer 40000)


  • Skopios base taken over by C'Tan and converted to Necron production facility. Base destroyed by Elysian Drop Troops (Warhammer 40000)


  • Imperial Guard Bluebloods 87th Regiment massacred by Dark Eldar (Warhammer 40000)

38th Millennium

  • Chaos assaults on Sabbat Worlds increase in frequency and intensity (Warhammer 40000)

39th Millennium





  • Autarch of Krieg declares independence from the Imperium. Krieg is nuked sterile (Warhammer 40000)


  • Black Templars conquer Jerulas System for the Imperium. Land Raider Crusader Standard Template Construct is rediscovered and quickly becomes standard issue among Space Marines. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Land Raider Crusader finally officially recognised by the Adeptus Mechanicus (Warhammer 40000)


40th Millennium



  • Nexxus Exculpation: An Imperial Army Corps defeats an invasion by the Emperor's Children. To maintain secrecy, the Ordo Malleus bombs the Corps from orbit and blames the attack on rogue Eldar. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Battle of Colonial Bridge. Darnath Lysander of the Imperial Fists first distinguishes hmself (Warhammer 40000)


  • Darnath Lysander takes control of the Eldar vessel Blood of Khaine. For his courage, he is promoted to commander of the Second Company of the Imperial Fists (Warhammer 40000)


  • Yuctan Incident: Imperial patrol force wiped out by Necrons in Yuctan System (Warhammer 40000)




  • Conflict begins on Koralkal VIII between Tyranids and the Catachan 18th Jungle Fighters Regiment (Warhammer 40000)


  • Conflict on Koralkal VIII ends. Catachan 18th placed in quarantine (Warhammer 40000)



  • Ultramarine Shield Bearers of Alutia take a warrior pilgrimage through Ryza, Catachan, and Archios (Warhammer 40000)


  • On Roxanzand, Warlord Uglak the Unsotoppable is killed by a Vindicare Assassin and his Gargant destroyed (Warhammer 40000)


  • Craftworld Yme-Loc first detected in Segmentum Obscurus (Warhammer 40000)


  • The Thing From 40,000 AD, a shape-shifting protoplasmic blob, leaves this time-era for 20th century Metropolis, where he ends up battling Superman. (Superman (vol. 1) #87, DC Comics)

41st Millennium



  • On planet Farglum, Hive Tumulus cleansed of Epicurian Cult by the Order of the Valorous Heart (Warhammer 40000)


  • Construction of Planet Killer completed in the Eye of Terror. 12th Black Crusade begins. (Warhammer 40000)



  • 12th Black Crusade ends with the defeat of Abaddon. Again. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Conflict between Death Korps of Krieg and Orkz under Warboss Skarmork on Castaburg (Warhammer 40000)


  • Subsector capital of Helica moved from Gudrun to Thracian Primaris (Warhammer 40000)




  • Inquisitor Quixos declared an Extremis Diabolus by Inquisitor Eisenhorn (Warhammer 40000)





  • A combined force of Ultramarines and Imperial Guard cleanse Balur of Orkz (Warhammer 40000)


  • Severus wounded on Corinth and interred in a Dreadnought (Warhammer 40000)





  • First War for Armageddon. Space Wolves and Grey Knights defeat World Eaters (Warhammer 40000)


  • Inquisitor Hesten begins compiling the Hesten manuscript (Warhammer 40000)


  • Arch Maniac of Calvera leads a Waaargh! to attack Emiline's Hope. Order of the Bleeding Heart attempts to get the bones of St. Emeline off the planet before the Orkz find it (Warhammer 40000)


  • Valstadt 13th Armoured Regiment take part in the Lammas Crusade (Warhammer 40000)



  • Armageddon cut off from the rest of the Imperium by Warp storms. Food shortages lead to armed uprisings (Warhammer 40000)


  • Chaos activity begins to increase in the Segmentum Pacificus. Birth of Warmaster Slaydo (Warhammer 40000)


  • Logan Grimnar becomes new Grand Wolf of the Space Wolf Space Marines (Warhammer 40000)


  • Ferrozoica Hive and Vervunhive conduct a trade war on Verghast (Warhammer 40000)


  • Tau probe discovered in Koath system inviting those who find it to join the Tau Empire (Warhammer 40000)


  • Corinthian Crusade: Mixed force of Space Marines led by Marneus Augustus Calgar begins waging war against the Orkz in Charadon (Warhammer 40000)


  • Siege of Tulwa. Fortress of Pain, base of the Iron Warriors, destroyed by Calgar's force (Warhammer 40000)




  • 26th Founding. Creation of the Mentor Legion and Storm Giants Chapters (Warhammer 40000)



  • Damocles Crusade: Imperium declares war on the Tau Empire, but the conflict ends in a stalemate. Imperium finally negotiates a peace treaty when its forces are needed to counter Hive Fleet Behemoth (Warhammer 40000)



  • End Times foreseen by Taggarath of Corino, who is promptly executed for heresy (Warhammer 40000)


  • First Tyrannic War: Hive Fleet Behemoth attacks Macragge, homeworld of the Ultramarines. (Warhammer 40000)


  • Battle for Macragge. Tyrannids driven out of Ultramar at massive cost to the Ultramarines. Meanwhile, Orkz take control of Quintarn, Tarentus, and Masali. (Warhammer 40000)




  • September 25: Sabbat Worlds Crusade begins with assaults on Formal Prime, Onscard, Long Halent and Indrid (Warhammer 40000)


  • Imperial assault begins to liberate Newfound Trailing group (Warhammer 40000)


  • October 31: Imperial Guard under command of Jater Elbeth arrives to liberate Fornax Aleph (Warhammer 40000)
  • First zombie plague occurs. Quarantine of Hydra Minoris (Warhammer 40000)




  • Chaos counterattack breaks Imperial midline and almost retakes Sverren (Warhammer 40000)


  • Imperial Guard defeats Chaos counterattack on Valens 160 (Warhammer 40000)


  • Imperium and Chaos begin building up their forces for the Battle of Balhaut (Warhammer 40000)


  • Battle of Balhaut results in victory for the Imperium. Deaths of Warmaster Slaydo and Archon Nadzybar. Imperium begins a spinward assault on the Cabal systems (Warhammer 40000)


  • Urdesh falls to Chaos (Warhammer 40000)
  • Eldar pirates, under the command of Prince Yriel, attack Imperial installations on Catachan and Ruza (Warhammer 40000)



  • Imperium gains control of Sapiencia. Death of Rusheck Vakkim (Warhammer 40000)


  • Death of Asphodel and defeat of Chaos at the Battle of Verghast (Warhammer 40000)


  • Rise of Archon Unlock Gaur. Chaos and Imperium reach a stalemate (Warhammer 40000)



  • Imperium suffers a massive defeat at the hands of Chaos in the Khan system (Warhammer 40000)
  • Brazen Skulls Space Marines listed as extinct (Warhammer 40000)



  • Imperial counterattack drives Chaos out of the Khan system (Warhammer 40000)


  • Andreas Carnhie unites Imperial Guard, Imperial Navy, and Adeptus Mechanicus to drive Blood Pact from Lyubov (Warhammer 40000)



  • Battle of Maedrax: Eldar destroy an Imperial explorer force before it can awaken a Necron tomb, and then destroy the Necrons. (Warhammer 40000)



  • Siege of Zalathras. Marneus Augustus Calgar single-handedly prevents the Orkz from breaking through the Zalathras Gate for 24 hours (Warhammer 40000)



  • Purgation of Jhanna: Ultramarines retake Omon and Vorlencia from Chaos (Warhammer 40000)



  • Iron Snakes prevent Dark Eldar from raiding Naxos (Warhammer 40000)
  • Eldar on Halathel wiped out by Tyranids and its Worldspirit is destroyed. Tyranids on Halathel wiped out by Yriel's fleet (Warhammer 40000)


  • Hive Fleet Naga destroyed by an alliance of the craftworlds Malan'tai, Iyanden, and Idharae (Warhammer 40000)
  • Malan'tai destroyed by the single survivor of Naga, called the Doom of Malan'tai (Warhammer 40000)
  • Siege of Vraks begins (Warhammer 40000)


  • Sven Ironhad steps down as Great Wolf of the Space Wolves and leads his Great Company to the Eastern Fringes (Warhammer 40000)


  • Abaddon raids Ildarina, but is driven off by Craftworld Alaitoc (Warhammer 40000)


  • Siege of Vraks ends with everybody dead. Vraks is quarantined by the Inquisition (Warhammer 40000)


  • Vinculus Crusade: Black Templars and Order of the Bloody Rose clear out an assassin cult, led by Vinculus, on Peleregon IV (Warhammer 40000)



  • Third Inter-Guild War begins between Inca Sector Guild Fathers and Eldar Pirates. Guild Fathers supported by Sons of Antaeus and Subjugator Space Marines (Warhammer 40000)
  • Inquisitor Solomon Lok leads an expedition to Anphelion (Warhammer 40000)



  • Battle of Arconar: Eldar pirates defeated and scattered, and their bases captured, by Ultramarines under Marneus Augustus Calgar (Warhammer 40000)


  • Saint Cyllia Massacre: Adamant Fury Titan Legion corrupted by Chaos and massacre the local Planetary Defence Force (Warhammer 40000)


  • Crimson Fists break through Eldar lines despite heavy resistance (Warhammer 40000)



  • Battle of Knarts Landing: Marneus Augustus Calgar defeats a rebel army led by Dornal in 30 days, with just 17% casualties (Warhammer 40000)



  • Crusade of Wrath: Black Templars reclaim several planets near the Maelstrom from the Word Bearers (Warhammer 40000)


  • Uriel Ventris graduates from Ultramarine barracks on Macragge and goes on to complete his training at te Fortress of Hera (Warhammer 40000)


  • Long midnight: Eldar pirates prey on Persya sector for six months before being driven off by Imperial Patol Praxion (Warhammer 40000)


  • Cortez of the Crimson Fist Space Marines defends a breach in Maladon's walls for 21 hours of constant fighting (Warhammer 40000)


  • Sanctuary 101, convent of the Order of Our Martyred Lady, destroyed by Necrons (Warhammer 40000)
  • Faze V discovered by a Rogue Trader, and the entire local Human population is linked into a massive group mind before being utterly destroyed by the Dark Angels. Bekenel recovers some sort of secret information (Warhammer 40000)




  • Third Inter-Guild War begins (Warhammer 40000)
  • Badab War begins when Lufgt Huron, master of the Astral Claws, destroys an Imperial investigation fleet, secedes from the Imperium, and declares himself the Tyrant of Badab (Warhammer 40000)


  • Lamenters, Mantis Warriors, and Executioners join with Astral Claws (Warhammer 40000)
  • Crimson Fists fight Kardian Six Week Campaign without supplies due to destruction of supplies by enemy fire (Warhammer 40000)
  • Combines force of Tau and Imperial Guard destroy Hive Fleet Gorgon (Warhammer 40000)


  • Conflict between Fire Warriors and Mantis Warriors in Endymion cluster sparks first actual fighting in Badab War (Warhammer 40000)


  • Marines Errant recalled from Eastern Fringes to participate in Badab War, but primarily protect convoys (Warhammer 40000)


  • Red Scorpions and Minotaurs deployed to suppress revolt on Badab (Warhammer 40000)



  • Uriel Ventris inducted into the Fourth Ultramarine Company (Warhammer 40000)


  • Badab Alliance collapses. Astral Claws defeated, but Huron and a remnant of the Chapter escape into the Maelstrom. Lamenters, Mantis Warriors, and Executioners sent on 100-year penitence crusades. (Warhammer 40000)



  • Battle of Amnion: Red Talon Space Marines and Armageddon Steel Legion put down a rebellion (Warhammer 40000)


  • Commissar Ciaphas Cain attaches himself to the Valhallan 12th Field Artillery Regiment, hoping to serve out his career in a backwater far from combat. He ends up defeating a Hive Tyrant with just a laspistol and chainsword. (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Emperor's Faithful destroyed by Eldar Pirates, resulting in the deaths of 5 million Imperial Guard members and 200,000 Naval personnel (Warhammer 40000)



  • Vaxhallan Genocides: 14 billion Imperial citizens killed by The Purge (Warhammer 40000)


  • Hismonyie Kallis' Green Skins and Black Hearts: The Ork Invasion of Perlia published (Warhammer 40000)


  • Two Eldar Phoenix Lords of Striking Scorpions Aspect duel for 17 days (Warhammer 40000)


  • Gravalax Incident: Imperium reclaims Gravalax from Tau influence (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Periremunda threatened by terrorists, Chaos cultists, Genestealer cultists, and a Tyranid Hive Fleet simultaneously (Ciaphas Cain)
  • Ravagers begin raiding isolated Imperial outposts (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Hollow Worlds reclaimed from Red Corsairs by a combined force of Space Marines and Imperial Guard (Warhammer 40000)
  • Ravagers delayed at Salomine due to underestimating Tau firepower, allowing the Imperial Navy to catch up. Ravagers are destroyed, and the Imperium then wipes out the weakened Tau presence (Ciaphas Cain)
  • Three-way battle between Ravagers, Slaaneshi cult, and Imperial Guard on Adumbria. Imperium is victorious. (Ciaphas Cain)



  • Second War for Armageddon begins. Ork Waaaargh! led by Ghazghkull Mag Uruk Thraka attacks Armageddon Secundus (Warhammer 40000)


  • Second War for Armageddon ends thanks to the actions of Commissar Sebastian Yarrick (Warhammer 40000)
  • Yriel restored as commander of Iyanden fleet (Warhammer 40000)


  • Balur Crusade: Marneus Augusus Calgar leads a mixed force of Space Marines to drive Orkz from Balur (Warhammer 40000)



  • Establishment of the Dante, Yarrick, and Manaheim stations around the Armageddon system (Warhammer 40000)



  • Ork asteroid base Thraka destroys Imperial base on Buca III (Warhammer 40000)


  • En route to engage Eldar pirates at Crow's World, the Fire Hawks Space Marines are destroyed in the Warp (Warhammer 40000)
  • Conflict between Ultramarines and Tau on Malbede (Warhammer 40000)
  • Ultramarines and Tau on Malbede join forces to fight Necrons. Tau flee the planet, and Marneus Augustus Calgar then orders an exterminatus (Warhammer 40000)


  • Chaos cult uprising on Khai-Zhan put down by Cadian 122nd Regiment and Imperial Fist Space Marines (Warhammer 40000)



  • Wazdakka Gutsmek starts planning an interstellar supa'eyeway through the Warp (Warhammer 40000)


  • Orkz under Ghazghkull Thraka conquer Chigon 17 by guerilla tactics (Warhammer 40000)


  • Skarbrand the Bloodthirster subverts Lutoris Epsilon to Chaos (Warhammer 40000)


  • Hive Fleet Perseus detected and assaulted by Ultramarines. Marneus Augustus Calgar severely injured in the combat (Warhammer 40000)


  • Durlan Occellati discovers a Warp through the Wheel of Fire (Warhammer 40000)
  • Taelos of the Imperial Fist Space Marines takes a warrior pilgrimage through the Maelstrom, Choria, Fell Heart, and Golgotha (Warhammer 40000)




  • Battle of Hell Town: On Armageddon, the Armageddon Ork Hunters are left to their own devices after being abandoned by the Pyran Dragoons (Warhammer 40000)



  • Orkz led by Ghazghkull Thraka destroy Imperial battlecruiser Radiant Way (Warhammer 40000)


  • Wheel of Fire crusade ends when the Space Wolves clear the Orkz off Xit (Warhammer 40000)


  • Rynn's World invaded by Charadon Empire. Crimson Fists almost destroyed by their own defensive missile (Warhammer 40000)


  • Helbrecht elected High Marshall of the Black Templars. Black Templars launch a crusade against Cythor Fiends of the Ghoul Stars (Warhammer 40000)
  • Rynn's World and Crimson Fists decimated by Waa-Snagrod (Warhammer 40000)


  • Rophanon rebels against Imperial plans to turn the planet into a retirement home and record storage facility (Warhammer 40000)
  • Rophanon consumed by Hive Fleet Leviathan, and then destroyed by exterminatus (Warhammer 40000)


  • Second Tyrannic War: Iyanden, Lamenters, and Scythes of the Emperor devastated (Warhammer 40000)
  • Jotun Bearclaw's renegade Great Company put off returning to Fenris after the battle on Ichar IV due to the travel time involved. Instead, they aid the Kimmerian VIII Regiment fighting Orkz (Warhammer 40000)
  • Ulthwé raid on Aurent repelled by Ursakar Creed (Warhammer 40000)


  • Imperium expands into Scintilla System. Numerous Enslavers captured and destroyed. Warhammer 40000)


  • Battle of Korsk II: Space Marines crush Lord Varlak's rebellion in a massive tank battle (Warhammer 40000)
  • Defence of Ichar IV: Mixed force of Space Marines, Imperial Guard, and Eldar, under command of Marneus Augustus Calgar, defeats Hive Fleet Kraken at Ichar IV (Warhammer 40000)
  • Tau investigate Ghola's Hope (Warhammer 40000)
  • Wolf of Fenris captured by Red Corsairs (Warhammer 40000)


  • Temple of the Star Child on Levilnor IV destroyed by the Inquisition (Warhammer 40000)
  • Hive Fleet Medusa enters Milky Way via Ghoul Stars (Warhammer 40000)
  • Hive Fleet Leviathan causes devastation in Segmenta Tempestus, Ultima, and Solar (Warhammer 40000)
  • Dark Angels drive off an Ork attack on Piscina IV led by Ghazghkull Thraka and Nazdreg (Warhammer 40000)
  • Mortifactors and Ultramarines destroy a fragment of Leviathan at Tarsis Ultra (Warhammer 40000)
  • Sebastian Yarrick and Ghazghkull Thraka meet on Golgotha. Yarrick is captured, but Ghazghkull lets him go as he is planning on invading Armageddon again and wants a good fight. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Dark Eldar massacre Golgothan refugees on Jagdor (Warhammer 40000)
  • Shadowsun reignites the Tau Empire's third phase of expansion (Warhammer 40000)


  • Imperial Guard fails to retake Taros from the Tau. Taros renamed T'Ros (Warhammer 40000)
  • Historicus Coran Celecius links the Aphis hermitage massacre and other past mysteries to the Necrontyr. He is executed for heresy (Warhammer 40000)
  • Inquisitor Lichenstein declared Excommunicate Traitoris (Warhammer 40000)
  • Hive Fleet Moloch invades Milky Way through Ghoul Stars (Warhammer 40000)
  • Third War for Armageddon: Ghazghkull Thraka attacks Armageddon once again. Imperium responds with a massive counterattack, leading to a stalemate. Ghazghkull eventually gets bored and buggers off; Dark Angels, joined by Sebastian Yarrick, give chase (Warhammer 40000)


  • Ultramarines victorious in Battle of Two-Four. Uriel Ventris appointed Captain of the Ultramarines Fourth Company (Warhammer 40000)
  • Ultramarines Fourth Company under command of Uriel Ventris botches an attempt to put down an uprising on Pavonis, leading to the reawakening of the Nightbringer (Warhammer 40000)
  • Imperial Guard repels a Tyranid assault on Tarsis Ultra with the support of the Ultramarines Fourth Company, commanded by Uriel Ventris. Ventris is subsequently exiled for breaching Codex Astartes during the operation (Warhammer 40000)
  • Thirteenth Black Crusade. Chaos manages to gain a small victory for once. (Warhammer 40000)
  • Hive Fleet Leviathan invades Ork Empire through Octarius system. Both sides fight to a stalemate (Warhammer 40000)
  • Astronomicon dims. Contact lost with Ultima Macharia, and becomes intermittent with Macragge and Cypra Mundi (Warhammer 40000)
  • Imperial Navy port at Bakka crippled by Dark Eldar (Warhammer 40000)
  • Red Corsairs emerge from the Maelstrom and attack Chogoris, Kaelas, and Sessec systems (Warhammer 40000)
  • Great Awakening: Billions of psykers activated by a mysterious ripple in the Warp. Multiple warp rifts are created and several planets overrun by daemons (Warhammer 40000)
  • Adeptus Mechanicus discovers flaws in the Golden Throne beyond their ability to repair (Warhammer 40000)
  • Necron activity detected withing 2,000 lught years of Terra (Warhammer 40000)
  • Tau driven from Lagan System by Ultramarines 3rd Company (Warhammer 40000)
  • Night of the Thousand Rebellions (Warhammer 40000)
  • Ursarkar Creed appointed Lord Castellan of Cadia after several members of the Cadian High Command are murdered (Warhammer 40000)
  • Zeist Campaign: Mixed group of Space Marines and Imperial Guard under the command of Cato Sicarius reclaims Imperial planets previously lost to the Tau Third Empire expansion (Warhammer 40000)
  • Two Eldar Craftworlds destroy Imperial and Ork planets in Octarius system to deny biomatter to Hive Fleet Leviathan (Warhammer 40000)

41st Millennium

  • In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war. (Warhammer 40000)

42nd Millennium


  • Ciaphas Cain's memoirs published. The source material is organised by Amberley Vail into the Cain Archive and disseminated among Inquisitors (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Imperium, Chaos, Eldar, Dark Eldar, Necrons, and Tyranids attack the Tau-controllwed planet Medusa V at the same time; the Orkz also join in for fun. Several factions achieve their objectives before the planet is consumed by a Warp storm (Warhammer 40000 campaign: The Fall of Medusa V)


  • Orten Bassit publishes The Return of the Liberator, a biography of Ciaphas Cain (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Nelson Crawford publishes Just Visitin', a biography of Ciaphas Cain (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Arten Burrar publishes The Aboninable Chitin: a Concise History of the Tyranic Wars (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Jenit Sulla publishes Like a Phoenix on the Wing, a history of the early campaigns of the Valhallan 597th Legion (Ciaphas Cain)


  • Ayjaepi Clothier publishes In Blackest Night: The Millennial Wars Appraised (Ciaphas Cain)

After the 42nd Millennium

505th Century

  • In Justice Legion A's history, Solaris strikes Earth with a cancer plague; he is defeated and reprogrammed for good by this era's Superman, at the cost of his life. (DC Comics)


  • The Great Race of Yith returns to Earth, inhabiting the bodies of the beetle-like successors of humanity. ("The Shadow out of Time")


  • In Justice Legion A's history, the original Superman (Prime Superman) returns changed from the edge of the universe. He takes up residence in Earth's sun and grants new powers to the Superman Dynasty to protect Earth. (DC Comics)

800th Century



  • Earth is in the middle of an ice age. Humanity possesses laser weaponry. (Futurama)


  • The media satellite Satellite Five is built, gradually manipulating media to control the Fourth Great and Bountiful Human Empire. (Doctor Who)


  • Era of the Fourth Great and Bountiful Human Empire. However, the human race is being subtly controlled through the news and media of Satellite Five. [33] (Doctor Who)


  • The Daleks collect human tissue to rebuild their race and start their attack on the Earth. Rose, the Ninth Doctor and Jack Harkness are transmatted to the Gamestation (Satellite Five) to aid in a battle against the Daleks. Rose defeats the Daleks [34]. The Ninth Doctor [35] regenerates. Captain Jack Harkness dies, but is brought back to life [36]. (Doctor Who)


  • Humans are at a mediaeval level of social organization and technology. (Futurama)


  • Earth has abnormally high seas completely covering Manhattan Island. These seas are filled with giant monsters. (Futurama)


  • Mankind has evolved into two divergent species on Earth, one of them being a race of underground monsters (the Morlocks) who raise the others (the Eloi) for food like cattle. (The Time Machine)


  • Humanity has evolved into energy beings by this time. Earth is destroyed when its sun goes nova, but humanity moves to a New Earth. (Babylon 5)

1,000,000 ½

  • Humanity is enslaved by giraffes at this time. (Futurama)


  • Red Dwarf is now under safe background radiation. Lister, the last human, is released from his 18-month stasis punishment a little overdue, and the shipboard computer gives him a Cat descended from his own and a hologram of Lister's dead bunkmate for sanity. (Red Dwarf)


  • By this point, humanity has diverged into two species - one small, which is morally and intellectually superior, and the other, the large and brutish Dumblocks, which live underground. (Futurama)


  • The Dumblocks have moved onto the surface, wiping out their smaller but superior cousins. (Futurama)


  • The Gentian Line is nearly exterminated; the reason for the Absence of the Andromeda Galaxy is discovered. (House of Suns)


  • An Ark leaves Earth as it is consumed by the sun. Piloted by humans and Monoids, it preserves Earth's native life and history. The First Doctor and companions are aboard, and companion Dodo Chaplet accidentally reintroduces the common cold, which weakens the human population. (Doctor Who)
  • Humanity fights a losing war against the robots that they had constructed to make their lives easier. (Futurama)


  • The First Doctor and companions return to the Ark to discover the Monoids have enslaved the humans. Human and Monoid come to terms after arriving on the planet Refusis. (Doctor Who)


  • With the Sun cooling down, the world is falling silent and freezing as the last degenerate living things die out. (The Time Machine)


  • Humanity has died out on Earth; a species of beetle-like insects arises.[37] (Cthulhu Mythos)
  • In this era, Earth is covered with beautiful and intelligent women with the knowledge of creating time machines capable of traveling back in time. Men are extremely rare in this era, and even old and very stupid men are prized. (Futurama)




  • Alexander Hartdegen briefly arrives in this time from 802,701 to see a blasted Earth ruled by Morlocks. (The Time Machine [2002 film])

"Millions of Years"

  • Perhaps fifty thousand people, whose transparent green skin and bizarre proportions make them barely recognizable as anything close to human, scrabble desperately for the nearly-exhausted resources of an Earth whose soil has long been leeched of nutrients, whose metals have long since oxidized, and whose seas barely support life. (The Books of Magic)


  • December 3, 8:05 - All life in the universe is wiped out by this point, and a vast desert is all that remains of planet Earth. (Futurama)


  • The Earth is consumed by the expanding sun (again). The Ninth Doctor and Rose prevent Cassandra, the last "pure" human, from murdering a group of delegates observing Earth's end, to steal their funds. (Doctor Who)


  • The Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler visit New Earth, confront Cassandra again, and save cloned humans from the Sisters of Plenitude. (Doctor Who)


  • The Mood drug Bliss spreads across New Earth, killing the entire population in minutes due to a mutated virus. The Face of Boe protects the Undercity of New New York by sealing off the newly-built motorway there. (Doctor Who)


  • The Tenth Doctor and Martha Jones free the surviving populace of New Earth from a perpetual traffic jam. The Face of Boe, in his dying words, tells the Doctor that he is not alone. (Doctor Who)


  • Commander Hoek and Cadet Stimpy take a 36 year trip to the Crab Nebula and succumb to space madness along the way. (Ren and Stimpy)

The end of the Universe


  • Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Trillian and Zaphod Beeblebrox end up on Milliways, the Restaurant at the End of the Universe, built on the remains of Magrathea, after intergalactic police blow a hole in time while shooting at them. Marvin takes The Slow Path. (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy [radio and TV series only])
  • Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Trillian and Zaphod Beeblebrox end up on Milliways, the Restaurant at the End of the Universe, built on the remains of Frogstar World B, after Zaphod asks Eddie, the Heart of Gold's shipboard computer, for the nearest place to eat. Marvin takes The Slow Path. (The Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy)


  • The Master wipes his memory and assumes a human identity as "Professor Yana" to hide from the Time War at the end of the universe. [38] [39] (Doctor Who)

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  • Earth has been destroyed, all stars in the universe have exploded and the last protons in the universe have decayed leaving nothing but vast, eternal emptiness. (Futurama)

Just Before the End

  • Archetypes composed of all the souls of the universe (and roughly corresponding to the Major Arcana of the Tarot) occupy a city made of the last vestiges of matter remaining. Even they are uncertain of what they are, but theorize that they are shadows conjured by the universe in her dotage. As of Tim Hunter and Mister E's visit to this era, they are also dying out, with only The Hierophant, Emperor, Empress, and Fool remaining. The Fool gives the time travelers a good show, demonstrating that even in this place, magic exists. (The Books of Magic)

The End of the Universe

  • The era of the Time Trapper. The universe collapses as it is consumed by entropy. (DC Comics)
  • Mister E takes Tim Hunter here to kill him. Their fight is broken up by Destiny, who is taken by his sister Death. Death sends Tim and E back through time (with E taking The Slow Path). Death then officially ends the universe. (The Books of Magic)
  • Gaspar, Guru of Time, arrives at the End of Time. Later Crono and his friends use it as a hub for their adventures across history. (Chrono Trigger)
  • Lord English enters the universe at the precise moment that it ends. As he is an invincible time-traveling demon, this does not inconvenience him in the slightest, and in fact he uses his trans-temporal abilities to cause the very events earlier in the timeline that will eventually lead to his arrival. (Homestuck)

After the end of the Universe

  • A new universe is born with new physical laws resembling magic. This is the time of Saraquazel. (Doctor Who Missing Adventures)
  • A new universe is born, identical to the previous one in almost every way. The second time this happens, it's 10 feet lower. (Futurama)
  • The merged consciousness of humanity collates all of its knowledge and determines a means to reverse entropy. "Let there be light" - and there was light - (The Last Question)


  1. The planetary system of Avalon is infested with numerous nanobots, active for millennia. They responded to the wills of their creators and could direct and manipulate energy and matter in response to mental force. The system shapes events and people to the dominant mythological structure of the society.
  2. There are contradictory clues to either the 30th or the 31st century. But people mention the fall of the Earth Empire which was supposedly ongoing in the 31st century.
  3. Revnunt Buskus, a relative of Rem Saverem who was part of the Project SEEDS fleet, was born in 3078. Therefore, Project SEEDS almost certainly launched in the 32nd Century.
  4. It turns out they find a star whale is "piloting" the ship. Amy frees the star whale, which was actually helping the race despite the centuries of torture the UK's government was placing on it. Instead of disintegrating the ship, it actually runs faster.
  5. Amy is 21 in 2010 and 1306 at these events according to the vote machine.
  6. Nuclear war does break out again, but humanity survives in its interstellar colonies.
  7. These novels feature the parallel activities of the Third and Eighth Doctors.
  8. 1977 episodes. They didn't anticipate the cloning technology of the 1990s. The Past Doctor Adventures spin-off novel Heritage explained it by saying that humanity's future history will include several rounds of cloning being banned for ideological reasons then being reinvented for the "first" time.
  9. Despite their nearly identical names, the "Fifth Galaxy" and "Galaxy 5" have not been confirmed as the same organization.
  10. Actually, it's a future Earth.
  11. The movie dates the events to 3978. However its sequel dates the events to 3955.
  12. As originaly dated in this film.
  13. Actually, it's a future Earth.
  14. As originaly dated in this film.
  15. which is actually a 20th-century motel room
  16. The Tenth Doctor defeats the Devil and saves some of the crew, but thinks nothing of the Ood and carries on.
  17. The Weeping Angels, who are discovered to be starving and on the brink of death four centuries later, are strongly implied to be behind this.
  18. There are no apparent survivors, it seems.
  19. River Song reveals herself to the Eleventh Doctor, Amy Pond and Rory Williams as Amy and Rory's daughter...with a time head. River is born on the asteroid base Demons Run at this time.
  20. The Eleventh Doctor, River and Amy are chased by a horde of Weeping Angels, who are being brought back to life by the Byzantium's engines. The Angels are sent through a crack in time. River is arrested for murdering a "great man" and sent to the Stormcage facility, being released for a few days to meet the Doctor. Meanwhile, a time-reversing Eleventh Doctor reminds Amy about what he told her when she was little.
  21. The Vashta Nerada flee after the Doctor asks them to look him up.
  22. After receiving a call from Winston Churchill intended for the Doctor,
  23. containing the co-ordinates of the opening of the Pandorica
  24. From River's perspective, it is before the crash of the Byzantium in the 51st century and after she reveals her secret in Demons Run. It's unknown if this dating is a flub or deliberate.
  25. after learning about cruel experiments conducted by humanity on an innocent alien race
  26. week-long
  27. This happens in year 12481 of the Peace of the Praxis. The Naxids were conquered in 437 P.O.P, and Earth some unspecified time later; the conquest of Earth happened somewhere around A.D. 2150. Shaa years are 0.84 Earth years, and (12481-437) * 0.84 + 2150 = 12266.
  28. Based on his age in Alien Bodies.
  29. Based on her age in Alien Bodies. However some later appearances hint at a 19th century origin.
  30. The events of the novel Alien Bodies are dated to this year, at least from her perspective. However there is some doubt if this is an Anno Domini calendar.
  31. where they find a home box (homing black box) with "Hello sweetie" written in Old High Gallifreyan on the outside. After taking it on board the TARDIS, it turns out River Song sent it from the 51st century, with co-ordinates to meet her
  32. Assuming that the Terra Nova Interregnum ended with the Cataclysm of Souls, in 975.M35. Lexicanum states that the Terra Nova Interregnum lasted for 900 years.
  33. This was done by the Daleks through the Mighty Jagrafess. The Ninth Doctor seemingly ends this, but It Got Worse.
  34. by opening the Time Vortex
  35. in an attempt to rescue Rose from the burning power of the Time Vortex
  36. becoming immortal; he uses his Vortex Manipulator to find The Doctor, who has abandoned him due to his newfound immortality
  37. The insects eventually become hosts for the Great Race of Yith.
  38. The Tenth Doctor and Martha arrive. Martha discovers a fob watch similar to John Smith's in 1913. After breaking the perception filter, Yana opens the watch and becomes the Master. His assistant shoots him, but he regenerates. He escapes in the Doctor's TARDIS, but not before the Doctor locks its controls, and escapes to 2007. The Doctor, Jack and Martha return roughly 18 months after this point using Jack's vortex manipulator. The Master returns here with his wife, Lucy, as here and the early 21st century are the only stops permitted. The humans of the future, after discovering Utopia to be desolate turn in on themselves, becoming what was later dubbed the "Toclafane". The Toclafane are sent by the Master back to 2008 Earth, but Jack shoots the paradox machine that allowed them in, hurtling them back to the year 100 trillion.
  39. In an alternate timeline/universe created by one of the Trickster's Brigade latching onto Donna's back, Professor Yana remains here, never knowing his true identity.
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