This is a list of events that occurred in 2256:

Unknown[edit | edit source]

March[edit | edit source]

9[edit | edit source]

  • Construction of Babylon 5 is completed and the station becomes fully operational.[1]

May[edit | edit source]

  • The Io Transfer point Jumpgate is destroyed by a terrorist bombing. A transport containing over 500 passengers was entering the gate when it exploded, destroying the transport and killing all aboard. Mr. Morden's wife and their daughter Sarah are among the dead.[2][3]
  • ISN broadcasts video of a grief-stricken Morden fighting off a horde of reporters.[3]

October[edit | edit source]

  • A miners strike hits Ganymede.[4]

November[edit | edit source]

23[edit | edit source]

26[edit | edit source]

  • Anna transmits a letter to her sister in law Elizabeth Sheridan and expresses her excitement at the Icarus mission next week. She also reveals that she will not be able to make her anniversary meeting with John Sheridan on Centauri Prime but doesn't have the heart to tell him her news first. [6]

December[edit | edit source]

3[edit | edit source]

  • Earth Science Vessel Icarus departs Station Prime for Alpha Omega III.[2] Soon thereafter it is presumed destroyed in space with no survivors.

27[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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