For the starship, please see USS Challenger (NCC-2032).
- A manned Earth mission to Mars, the Ares IV, takes place under the command of Lieutenant John Kelly. However, the orbital module of the mission, along with Lt. Kelly, vanishes in a graviton ellipse so the two remaining astronauts on the Martian surface have to be rescued. Nevertheless, Ares IV starts a crucial step in the continued Human exploration of the planets. (VOY: "One Small Step")
- The New York Yankees win the World Series in six games. (VOY: "One Small Step")
- Francis M. Raymond is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (TNG-R: "The Neutral Zone" okudagram)