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Year Event Source
The Apocrypha of Davio, an incomplete list of the Space Marine Chapters created in the Second Founding, is written. Among the Chapters unlisted is the Lions Sable. Codex: Space Marines (4th Edition); Cypher - Lord of the Fallen, Everywhere and Nowhere
Sons of Guilliman Space Marine chapter founded. Index Astartes, Emperor's Shield
The Noloptis Crusade. Ships of Mars (accessed 31 Mar 2013)
The High Lords of Terra deliberately avoid using Dark Angels gene-seed during subsequent Foundings in this era. Codex: Dark Angels (6th Edition), pg. 22


Year Event Source
077.M33 The War of the Confessor. The Adeptus Ministorum turn their newfound power to holy war, adding many key Shrine Worlds to their holdings. Warhammer 40,000 5th Edition Rulebook, pg. 124; Warhammer 40,000 6th Edition Rulebook, pg. 169


Year Event Source
c.112.M33 The Feral War. Codex: Chaos Space Marines (6th Edition), pg. 22


Year Event Source
c.220.M33 Howling Griffons Space Marine chapter founded. Chapter War by Ben Counter, [Needs Citation], pp. 112-113
265.M33 The High Lords of Terra exile Admiral Ursurs on an explorator mission to the edge of the galaxy. Ursurs regularly transmits status updates on the new worlds found and claimed in the name of the Emperor. Warhammer 40,000 5th Edition Rulebook pg. 124
285.M33 The last communication with Admiral Ursurs is received. No contact is ever made with the worlds mentioned in his earlier messages. Ibid.


Year Event Source
313.M33 The Siege of Eternity's Gate. Ibid.
344-346.M33 The Blackstar Liberation. Over half of the Blood Angels Space Marine Chapter deploys to liberate the newly-rediscovered Blackstar System following the dissipation of Warpstorm Korinthus. The Blood Angels battle elements of the Night Lords, Death Guard, and Word Bearers for two full years before driving them off in a decisive battle in the irradiated ruins of Neverwish. Codex: Blood Angels (7th Edition), A Chronicle of Heroes


Year Event Source
454.M33 Rogue trader Apollyon Maestrich-Nova finds an untapped wealth of minerals on an unclaimed moon. In ten years, he has three fleets and his money can be found throughout the Reubic system; Apollyon succumbs to the temptations of Slaanesh. When his moon eclipses Reubia's sun, its inhabitants fall into a cannibalistic madness. Astropathic cries for help reach the Imperium and the Grey Knights are dispatched to save Reubia. Codex: Chaos Daemons (6th Edition), pg. 20


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560.M33 Almost the entire Dark Angels chapter takes to the field during the 2nd Mortis Gate Campaign. It is recorded that all three sacred standards flew at the triumph. Codex: Dark Angels (6th Edition), pg. 22


Year Event Source
615.M33 The pre-Heresy cruiser Blade of Infinity emerges from the Warp some 20,000 years after its departure. Warhammer 40,000 5th Edition Rulebook


Year Event Source
732.M33 - 822.M33 The Imperium claims the Kulgotha system from xenos in the Red Stars Campaign. The Dark Angels participate in many battles, including a Chapter-strength deployment in the climactic battle of Vermilac Prime. Codex: Dark Angels (6th Edition), pg. 22


Year Event Source
802.M33 House Taranis begins sending Nobles that fail to enmesh with their Knights to the Adeptus Mechanicus to serve as Skitarii overseers. Codex: Skitarii (7th Edition), The March of Time
822.M33 Red Stars Campaign: Dark Angels Supreme Grand Master Alloken falls in battle with Ork Warboss Zogax da Great. Cypher's timely appearance prevents the Lion Helm and Sword of Secrets from falling into greenskin hands. Cypher - Lord of the Fallen, Everywhere and Nowhere
831.M33 The Year of Ghosts: spectres of the deceased are reported to have risen up to defeat an incursion from the Warp. Warhammer 40,000 5th Edition Rulebook
860.M33 To end the eight-decade long War of the False Primarch, the High Lords of Terra convene the Pentarchy of Blood. They charge five Space Marine Chapters (the Red Talons, Death Eagles, Carcharodons, Flesh Eaters, and Charnel Guard) with destroying eleven others declared Traitoris Perdita. Imperial Armour Volume Two - Second Edition: War Machines of the Adeptus Astartes pg. 17
ca. 870.M33 In the wake of the War of the False Primarch, the Hellion Sector secedes from the Imperium. Its leadership fallen to Chaos, the military forces of the Hellion Sector eventually ravage over eighty systems, killing untold billions. By the end of the Hellion War in M35, the sector is a blasted wasteland, devoid of life. Imperial Armour Volume Thirteen - War Machines of the Lost and the Damned pg. 21
882.M33 The thundering guns on the weapons-testing planet Veonid attracts a legion of Khorne, starting the First True War of Veonid. Codex: Chaos Daemons (6th Edition), pg. 20


Year Event Source
953.M33 The Siege of Lakadamon. The Sons of Guilliman lead the defense of Lakadamon from the forces of Ork Warboss Vorghad Bloodfang for three years until reinforcements from Battlefleet Tempestus and the Night Reapers and War Bearers Chapters arrive to break the siege. Imperial Armour Volume Two - Second Edition: War Machines of the Adeptus Astartes pg. 17
997.M33 The Angels of Redemption discover that the Saviour of Praxus is actually Cypher, who has been manipulating their recruiting practices on Praxus. Cypher escapes before the Angels can apprehend him. Cypher - Lord of the Fallen, Everywhere and Nowhere
The Ecclesiarch declares the first War of Faith against the Confederation of Light. The Adeptus Ministorum all but exterminates the Confederacy, driving its few remaining followers back to Dimmamar. By the end of the millennium, there is no open worship in the Imperium, save for that practised by the Space Marines and Adeptus Mechanicus, that the Adeptus Ministorum does not control. Dark Heresy: Blood of Martyrs pgs. 8, 35; Warhammer 40,000 6th Edition Rulebook pg. 158

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