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- NASA launches Voyager VI. The probe falls into a black hole (or some other spatial phenomenon) during its mission, and contact is lost. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture) The launch date does not come from The Motion Picture, but it is referenced in the Star Trek Chronology.
- Vin thought the New York Yankees team of this year was the best he had ever seen. (DS9: "Past Tense, Part II")
- The WTO Ministerial Conference in Seattle was met by violent protests. (Star Trek: Poseidon - The Birth of the Federation)
- In some continuities, the New United Nations is formed in the wake of the devastation formed by the Eugenics Wars. (Star Trek: Avenger)