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The following events took place in 0 BBY, in the part of the year that preceded the Battle of Yavin in the Galactic Standard Calendar. 0 BBY and 0 ABY collectively comprised a single year.

This year was known as Year 1,000 after the Ruusan Reformation and Year 3,653 after the signing of the Treaty of Coruscant.





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Notes and references[]

  1. Secrets of the Sisar Run, p. 22
  2. SWAJsmall.jpg "Galaxywide NewsNets"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 7
  3. The Essential Guide to Warfare and The New Essential Chronology establish the endpoints of this era as 19 BBY and 4 ABY.
  4. Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi Book Two—Prisoner of Bogan establishes the year 36,453 BBY as the date of the Tho Yor Arrival, which is the zero point of the Tho Yor Arrival dating system, meaning the difference between the calendar based on the Battle of Yavin and the TYA year-notation system is 36,453 years. This date is derived from simple math based upon other confirmed dates.
  5. Star Wars: The Old Republic Encyclopedia places the Treaty of Coruscant, which served as the zero point of a calendar adopted by the Galactic Senate following the conclusion of the Great Galactic War per SWTOR mini.png Galactic History on The Old Republic's official website (article) (backup link), in 3653 BBY. Thus, the difference between the Treaty of Coruscant–based calendar and the Galactic Standard Calendar, which was based on the date of the Battle of Yavin, is 3653 years.
  6. The New Essential Chronology establishes that the zero point of the calendar introduced by Tarsus Valorum was the Ruusan Reformation. The book places that event in 1000 BBY, therefore establishing a difference of one thousand years between the Ruusan Reformation–based calendar and the Galactic Standard Calendar, which was based on the date of the Battle of Yavin.
  7. The Essential Atlas places the Battle of Yavin, the zero point in the Galactic Standard Calendar per The New Essential Chronology, in 35:3 under the Great ReSynchronization dating system. The Essential Atlas also places the Battle of Selaggis on 43:2:28 and the Battle of Dathomir on 43:3:21. The Essential Guide to Warfare and The Essential Atlas both place the Battle of Dathomir in 8 ABY. The Essential Guide to Warfare also places the Battle of Selaggis in 7 ABY, confirming the placement of the division between each Galactic Standard Calendar year as the third month in the Great ReSynchronization year. Thus, there is a two-month gap between the two dating systems, with the first two months of a GrS year being the last two of the preceding Galactic Standard Calendar year, and there is a total difference of 35 years and 2 months between the two systems.
  8. SWAJsmall.jpg "Galaxywide NewsNets"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 5, p. 250
  9. SWAJsmall.jpg "The Last Hand"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 13
  10. 10.0 10.1 Star Wars: X-Wing
  11. 11.00 11.01 11.02 11.03 11.04 11.05 11.06 11.07 11.08 11.09 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 11.14 11.15 11.16 11.17 11.18 11.19 11.20 11.21 11.22 11.23 11.24 11.25 11.26 11.27 11.28 11.29 11.30 Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
  12. 12.0 12.1 Death Star novel
  13. 13.0 13.1 SWAJsmall.jpg "Galaxywide NewsNets"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 3
  14. The Essential Atlas
  15. 15.0 15.1 SWAJsmall.jpg "Galaxywide NewsNets"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 3 dates the dissolution of the Imperial Senate to 35:3:5, which is the same day as the deaths of Owen and Beru Lars, according to Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi establishes that Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi spend the night in the Tatooine city of Bestine following the Lars murders, before embarking upon the rescue of Princess Leia the next day, during which the destruction of Alderaan also occurs, according to the Star Wars radio drama. Therefore, Leia Organa's rescue and the destruction of Alderaan take place on 35:3:6.
  16. Based on combined information from multiple sources, the events of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope can be determined to span five days: Given that The Essential Atlas establishes that the events of A New Hope begin on 35:3:3, the Battle of Yavin therefore takes place on 35:3:7.
  17. 17.00 17.01 17.02 17.03 17.04 17.05 17.06 17.07 17.08 17.09 17.10 17.11 Rebel Dawn
  18. The New Essential Chronology
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 SWAJsmall.jpg "Cracken's Rebel Operatives"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 11
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. III, p. 239 ("Thovinack, Battle of")
  21. The Essential Guide to Warfare places the attack on the first Death Star in 0 BBY, so everything between that battle and the Battle of Yavin must fall in 0 BBY.
  22. Star Wars: Dark Forces
  23. "Resurrection"—Star Wars Tales 9
  24. Star Wars: Force Commander
  25. 25.0 25.1 Star Wars: Battlefront
  26. Empire 12
  27. Rebellion Era Sourcebook
  28. X-Wing Rogue Squadron 25
  29. The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia
  30. Dark Forces: Soldier for the Empire
  31. Star Wars: Lethal Alliance
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 32.3 32.4 32.5 Death Star
  33. X-Wing: The Official Strategy Guide
  34. 34.0 34.1 Hammertong: The Tale of the "Tonnika Sisters"
  35. "Resurrection"—Star Wars Tales 9
  36. Databank title.png Metonae, Corla in the Databank (content now obsolete; backup link)
  37. We Don't Do Weddings: The Band's Tale
  38. Star Wars: Rebel Assault
  39. 39.0 39.1 SWAJsmall.jpg "Spare Parts"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 11
  40. Drawing the Maps of Peace: The Moisture Farmer's Tale
  41. 41.0 41.1 When the Desert Wind Turns: The Stormtrooper's Tale
  42. The Sand Tender: The Hammerhead's Tale
  43. SWAJsmall.jpg "Droid Trouble"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 3
  44. Nightlily: The Lovers' Tale
  45. A Boy and His Monster: The Rancor Keeper's Tale
  46. Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron ½
  47. Coruscant and the Core Worlds
  48. 48.0 48.1 HyperspaceIcon.png Death in the Slave Pits of Lorrd on Hyperspace (article) (content removed from StarWars.com and unavailable)
  49. The Official Star Wars Fact File
  50. 50.0 50.1 The Illustrated Star Wars Universe
  51. Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: The Rebel Opposition
  52. SWAJsmall.jpg "Changing the Odds: The Adventures of Dannen Lifehold"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 3
  53. SWAJsmall.jpg "A Certain Point of View"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 8
  54. 54.0 54.1 54.2 Star Wars: Empire 13: What Sin Loyalty?
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