- The space agency of the USA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), is founded. (Star Trek: The Motion Picture)
- The two surviving members of the Vulcan exploration team which crash-landed at Carbon Creek, Pennsylvania are rescued. Before leaving Earth, a new piece of technology is secretly introduced by them: Velcro. (ENT: "Carbon Creek")
- Shannon O'Donnel is born in the United States of America. Her descendants include Captain Kathryn Janeway. (VOY: "11:59")
- This era is requested by William T. Riker as the source of a holosimulation of the Bourbon Street Bar in New Orleans on Earth. (TNG: "11001001")
- Within the Bashir 62 holoprogram, Vic Fontaine, Dean Martin, and Frank Sinatra lose $15,000 in a blackjack game at the Sands in Las Vegas in which Vic is playing. (DS9: "His Way")
- Manufacture of the Edsel, a Ford Motor Company vehicle, begins. (Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 229))
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