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  • Historical Events
    • April 41
        • It was April the forty-first, being a quadruple leap year, I was driving in downtown Atlantis. (Song: "Wet Dream" / Album: Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection)
    • The Ascension New record added 5/28/2021
        • UFO death cult Camp Arcadia's ultimate event.
    • The Bandwidth Riots
        • Wade says he was born after "The Bandwidth Riots" during his introduction.
    • The Bell Riots
        • Pivotal event in the history of San Francisco occurring during first week of September 2024 that Sisko, Bashir and Jadzia live through when they are sent into the past due to a transporter accident.(Season 3 episode Past Tense Part 1)
        • En route to Earth to join Starfleet Academy, Nog studies Earth history, including the Bell Riots, discovering that Gabriel Bell looks remarkably like Sisko. (Season 4 episode Little Green Men)
    • The Bertinelli Massacre
        • Fifteen years ago, one of the wealthiest mafia families in Gotham was gunned down. It was a power grab. But the real target was the Bertinellis' super-secret offshore bank accounts, the details of which were said to be encoded in the atomic structure of a 30-carat diamond. The rock was lost, and with it, the only key to the Bertinelli fortune.
    • The Betreka Nebula Incident
        • Relations between the Klingons and Cardassian Empires have never been anything but amicable, with the exception of the Betreka Nebula Incident, a minor skirmish that lasted 18 years. (Season 4 episode The Way of the Warrior)
    • The Big Blast
        • The name of the oil refinery explosion that killed Adam's parents.
    • Black Spring Of 1888
        • Time when the spring was so cold that the ice on the lakes will eventually turn as black as a rotted tooth. (story The Mist)
    • The Black Spring
        • Natural phenomenon mentioned in Bridgeville Post article - the legend of nature turning sour is evidenced by the frozen lake being black like a rotten tooth. (Pilot episode) "It's a local bedtime story. It's what you tell kids to behave in this town. My mom said it was a curse on the town after a young woman was murdered. Others said it's an Indian thing. It's like our our version of Santa, but instead of not getting gifts if you don't behave, you'll be torn apart alive." (Episode Show and Tell)
        • Name given to the day that Thanos snapped his fingers wearing the Infinity Gauntlet and Monica Rambeau disappeared. (Season 1 episode We Interrupt This Program)
        • Various mentions - Both Sam and Bucky mention having been gone for five years. Criminal organization The Flag Smashers believes that the world was better during the Blip. (Season 1 episode New World Order)
    • The Burn
        • Dilithium-related disaster that impacted the entire galaxy, causing the detonation of every active warp core. The event that led to the near-collapse of the United Federation of Planets. According to Book, "the day the galaxy took a hard left." (Season 3 episode That Hope Is You, Part 1)
    • The Cataclysm
        • An event called The Cataclysm caused some sort of ecological disaster, allowing the technology to be developed several hundred years earlier than on Earth Prime.
    • The Clearwater Riots
        • The people of Los Angels rise up against the Clearwater corporation when they turn off water to the city.
    • The Corn Syrup Droughts
        • Wade says he was born after "The Corn Syrup Droughts" during his introduction.
    • Deadly Meteor Shower
        • Recurring meteor shower named after its discoverer Professor Artemis Deadly, who was, ironically, killed in the shower of 1853. (Season 14 episode 'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky)
    • The Decimation
        • Name given to the moment Thanos snapped his fingers and half the life in the universe vanished in Avengers: Infinity War.
    • The Deliverance
        • Name given to the day when members of the Creedish cult conduct a mass suicide.
    • The Detroit Uprising
        • 1982 event twelve years earlier on the communist world, during which Rembrandt's counterpart was killed. (Pilot episode)
    • Floor Mop Rebellion Of 1910
        • While in Washington D.C. for the Patriots Of Tomorrow Essay Contest, Lisa visits the Winifred Beecher Howe Memorial, a statue dedicated to an early crusader for women's rights that led the Floor Mop Rebellion of 1910, and had her face on a 75 cent piece coin. (Season 3 episode Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington)
    • Ganmadan
        • What Romulan ancestors called the Day of Annihilation, when all the shackled demons break their chains and answer the call of the Destroyer. (Season 1 episodes Absolute Candor, Et in Arcadia Ego Part 2)
    • The Grave Rush
        • The Lunar migration of workers to care for the burial of the dead that no longer fit on Earth.
    • The Great Bacon Fire Of '98
        • Event Niles mentions: "God forbid something should happen, a pipe bursts, or Dad should screw up again. Remember the great bacon fire of '98?" (Season 11 episode The Ann Who Came to Dinner)
    • The Great Christmas Meltdown Of 2018
        • How Kate characterizes the potential worst case scenario if Santa is unable to complete his rounds.
    • The Great Collapsing Hrung Disaster
        • Mysterious historical event. "Following the Great Collapsing Hrung Disaster on Betelgeuse Seven, which left one man, Ford Prefect's father, alive, Ford's father came to live on Betelgeuse Five."
    • The Great Crash
        • A period of history that began in the year 2061, during which millions of people died, half the world's arable land became infertile, the world's financial and ecological resources became drained, and the world economy collapsed.
    • The Great Famine
        • Kai Winn and Dukat - masquerading as the Bajoran farmer Anjohk - discuss a Bajoran historical event known as The Great Famine. (Season 7 episode Till Death Do Us Part)
    • The Great Fire
        • Fire built to destroy art and literature back on Earth: "How could I expect you to know blessed Mr. Poe? He died a long while ago, before Lincoln. All of his books were burned in the Great Fire. That's thirty years ago — 1975." (Chapter: Usher II)
    • The Great Foam Rush Of Aught 8
        • Rush for foam (foam was used as currency on Melmac) that ALF's great Uncle Louis Louis the prospector started (Season 4 episode Mr. Sandman)
    • The Great Garbage Avalanche of 2505
        • Event that leads to Joe and Rita being awakened in the future.
    • The Great Monetary Collapse
        • Event that Quark mentions, in which rampant inflation and currency devaluation burned like wildfires through the lush financial foliage of Ferenginar. It still depresses him even today. (Season 4 episode Homefront)
    • The Great National Plebiscite
        • The event that changed the world into a matriarchy, which the mayor mentions during her debate with Arturo. (Season 1 episode The Weaker Sex)
    • Great Nebula Burst
        • The Thermians and the Sarris Dominion are originally from the Klatu Nebula. Of the 5 million years following the Great Nebula Burst, their people were one people, but then came the Zactor Migration, and then the Melosian Shift.
    • Great Nude Looting Epidemic Of '97
        • Joke Beth makes to Lisa, at what could happen when she freaks out about being in charge. Lisa: "What if I tell someone to do something, and then they don't do it? And then everybody in the office decides they don't have to do what I say.” Beth: "Anarchy sweeps the nation, and millions of people are running around nude, looting stuff? Yes, exactly… Just focus on the first part of the staff meeting.” Lisa: "Oh, I see. So if the first thing I say at the first staff meeting isn't perfect…” Beth: "Yes, you will single-handedly bear the blame for the great nude looting epidemic of '97.” (Season 4 episode Pure Evil)
    • The Great Pig Scare In '87
        • The Simpsons haven't missed pork chop night since the Great Pig Scare in '87. (Season 2 episode One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish)
    • The Great Purge
        • Also known as The Jedi Purge, mentioned by the Mandalorian armorer - the time period from when the Beskar steel that he brings her is from. (Season 1 episode Chapter 1)
    • The Great Rebirth
        • These words were cut long ago. There is green mould in the grooves of the letters and yellow streaks on the marble, which come from more years than men could count. And these words are the truth, for they are written on the Palace of the World Council, and the World Council is the body of all truth. Thus has it been ever since the Great Rebirth, and farther back than that no memory can reach.
    • The Great Springfield Tire Yard Fire
        • Ongoing fire in Springfield, from 1966-1991, covered by Kent Brockman on his TV show Eye on Springfield. (Season 3 episode Flaming Moe's) After stealing all the Funzo toy dolls from everyone in town, Homer and the kids take the to the Springfield Tire Fire. (Season 11 episode Grift of the Magi)
    • The Great Storm Of '38
        • Summer storm David mentions that knocked flat the year-round home his father built on Long Lake. (story The Mist)
    • The Great Wogga Wogga Kinder Stampede In 1995
        • The lost Hemsworth was separated from his family at a young age during the Great Wogga Wogga Kinder Stampede in 1995 (Season 2 episode 9 Back to the Past)
    • The Helsinki Episode Of 1919
        • A double-fault final-play elimination hasn't occurred since the Helsinki episode of 1919, and I think we all remember how that turned out.
    • Housewife Massacre of '24
        • The great movements of the decade passed by him ignored, like ghosts to an unbeliever. He knew nothing of the Housewife Massacre in '24 until his wife told him about it three weeks later—two hundred police armed with tommy guns and high-powered move-alongs had turned back an army of women marching on the Southwest Food Depository. Sixty had been killed.
    • The Hunter Meteor Storm
        • First mentioned in Season 3 episode 2 Stay - the recurring meteor storm that occurs when Audrey disappears.
    • Lissepian Mother's Day Heist
        • Quark is first led to believe that Morn's missing 1,000 bricks of gold pressed latinum came from him winning the Lissepian Lottery, then the Royal family of Luria. Eventually he finds out that it was stolen during the famous Lissepian Mother's Day Heist - while the entire world was celebrating, someone broke into the Central Bank. (Season 6 episode Who Mourns for Morn?)
    • The Lobo Incident
        • Dexter Moyer claims the government covered up a UFO sighting.
    • Madison Race Riots
        • Incident mentioned during the fake newscast DVD bonus feature - apparently authorities at first believed the chaos erupting was due to race riots and not zombies.
    • The Massacre At The Kiessa Monastery
        • Kira's Cardassian friend Ghemor was a soldier present when the Kiessa Monestery on Bajor was destroyed and seventeen unarmed monks were killed during the Cardassian Occupation of Bajor. (Season 5 Ties of Blood and Water)
    • The Massacre On Ferris VI
        • Nog suggests that he and Jake take their dates to the holosuites for his program The Massacre on Ferris VI. (Season 3 episode Life Support)
    • The Melosian Shift
        • The Thermians and the Sarris Dominion are originally from the Klatu Nebula. Of the 5 million years following the Great Nebula Burst, their people were one people, but then came the Zactor Migration, and then the Melosian Shift.
    • The Memory Malfunction
        • Event during which changes to the past catch up with the future, and people remember the multiple timelines.
    • The Pawnee Bread Factory Fire of 1922
        • Event Leslie mentions, during which William Percy, one of Pawnee's greatest mayors, ran back into a burning building and saved the beloved secret recipe for Pawnee Pumpernickel. (Season 2 episode Greg Pikitis)
    • The Police Strike of '77
        • Strike by police fearing that their jobs were being threatened by costumers adventurers, resulting in the Keene Act. (Season 1 episode She Was Killed by Space Junk)
    • The Reckoning
        • The discovery of a thirty thousand year old Bajoran tablet buried under the holy city of B'hala announces the Reckoning, the time when the future of Bajor will be decided. The Reckoning causes an earthquake in the Kendra Valley, a tornado that strikes Tamulna, two thirds of the Rakantha wheat harvest gets destroyed by floods, and earthquakes destroy Kendra Province, leaving hundreds homeless. (Season 6 episode The Reckoning)
    • The Restoration
        • Kai Winn is visited by the Prophets in a vision - or so she thinks at the time, though it turns out to be the Pah-Wraiths that visit her, setting her on the path to bring on an event called the Restoration. (Season 7 episode Till Death Do Us Part)
    • Rubber Tide
        • Rare occurrence when hundreds of electric jellyfish spontaneously wash onto a beachhead at once. Happens the first night Ned spends at Steve's house on the island.
    • The Rum Punch Massacre
        • Name given to the events when Mariah slaughtered everyone at Bushmaster's family's restaurant, Gwen's. (Season 2 episode The Creator)
    • The Seattle Riots of 2005
        • A little violence? The modified electric move-alongs that had worked so well in the Seattle riots of 2005? Or only the steady battering of their questions?
    • The Springfield Riot
        • Lenny and Carl crash their cars into Costington's, inadvertently starting a riot complete with looting from various businesses in Springfield during a blackout. (Season 13 Poppa's Got a Brand New Badge)
    • The Surge New record added 5/31/2021
        • A series of destructive electrical storms that wreaks havoc across the globe, originating from outer space.
    • The Decimation
        • Name given to the moment Thanos snapped his fingers and half the life in the universe vanished. Also known as The Snappening.
    • The Purge
        • Event when island's natives, also known as the Hostiles, release poison gas and kill the members of the DHARMA Initiative.
    • the Third Age of Mankind
        • The show Babylon 5 starts ten years after the Earth-Minbari War, during the Third Age of Mankind. (Season 1 episode Midnight on the Firing Line)
    • The Unmentionable Times
        • We knew suddenly that this place was left from the Unmentionable Times. So it was true, and those Times had been, and all the wonders of those Times. Hundreds upon hundreds of years ago men knew secrets which we have lost. And we thought: "This is a foul place. They are damned who touch the things of the Unmentionable Times.” But our hand which followed the track, as we crawled, clung to the iron as if it would not leave it, as if the skin of our hand were thirsty and begging of the metal some secret fluid beating in its coldness.
    • Veteran's Day Float Disaster Of '79
        • Tragic event during which five of the soldiers in Abe Simpson and Mr. Burns' World War II squad died. (Season 7 episode Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in The Curse of the Flying Hellfish)
    • VUE
        • Also known as Violent Unknown Event. A mysterious incident which killed many people and left a great many survivors suffering from a common set of symptoms, including mysterious ailments, dreams of water, obsessions with birds and immortality.
    • Zactor Migration
        • The Thermians and the Sarris Dominion are originally from the Klatu Nebula. Of the 5 million years following the Great Nebula Burst, their people were one people, but then came the Zactor Migration, and then the Melosian Shift.

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