Napoléon Bonaparte painting

Napoléon Bonaparte

The 18th century was defined by the calendar of Earth as occurring from the year 1701 through the year 1800.


  • Hundreds of criminals from the planet Ux-Mal are imprisoned on a moon of Mab-Bu VI after their consciousnesses are permanently separated from their bodies. (TNG: "Power Play")
William Herschel is born. (VOY: "Future's End")
Moët et Chandon is founded in the French town of Epernay. (Star Trek Generations)
Tarquin is born at some point before this date. (ENT: "Exile")
On May 18th of this year a lunar eclipse occurred on Earth at 10:07 at night. (I AM ERROR)
This information, as well as information on the solar eclipse from 1764, can be seen in the Enterprise opening credits in a diagram taken from James Ferguson's "Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles : and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics".
On April 1 of this year a solar eclipse occurrs on Earth at 10:25 in the "forenoon". (I AM ERROR)
Circa 1767
The planets Eminiar VII and Vendikar begin a bitter war. At some point the conflict becomes fought entirely in a computer simulation, and casualties are calculated based on projected results. (TOS: "A Taste of Armageddon")
The United States of America declares independence from Old Britain during the American Revolution. Under the military leadership of General George Washington and with the support of the French King, the rebellion is successful. (TOS: "The City on the Edge of Forever"; TNG: "The High Ground")
The Presidio, a future site of Starfleet Command and Starfleet Academy, is founded by Spain. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture)
The neutron star in a binary star system located in the Kavis Alpha sector explodes. (TNG: "Evolution")
Davy Crockett is born. (DS9: "Once More Unto the Breach")
Constitution: The Constitution of the United States is adopted, and thereafter George Washington is elected President. (TOS: "Court Martial", "The Omega Glory")
French military uniforms worn by the creations of Q on an unnamed planet are from this year. According to Data, the uniforms are be discontinued or changed in 1800. (TNG: "Hide and Q")

Background Information

According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (3rd ed., pp. 60, 160, 183, 310, 319, & 323), the following events occur in this century:

17th century Timeline 19th century

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