The following events took place in 42 BBY.
- Ansion formed the Malarian Alliance and signed the Keitumite Mutual Military Treaty.
- Darth Plagueis and Palpatine work in tandem to perform the Grand Experiment, attempting create life via the Force, and unintentionally conceive Anakin Skywalker instead.
- Kuat Drive Yards constructs the Mandator-class Star Dreadnaught, the first warship to be designated as a Dreadnaught by the Anaxes War College.
- Reymet Autem on Coruscant
- Silya Darklighter (Approximate date)
- Drextar Pym on Excarga
- Seek on Tatooine
- 7:4 BrS—Anakin Skywalker
- Gillam Tarturi on Andara
- Tohno (Approximate date)
- Tru Veld on Teevan
- T'Bolton, presumably on Lorrd
- Darth Plagueis (Indirect mention only)
- Darth Plagueis audiobook (Indirect mention only)
- Jango Fett: Open Seasons 4 (In flashback(s))
- Jedi Quest: The School of Fear (Indirect mention only)
- (Indirect mention only)
- The New Essential Guide to Characters (Indirect mention only)
- Geonosis and the Outer Rim Worlds (Indirect mention only)
- Jedi vs. Sith: The Essential Guide to the Force (Indirect mention only)
- Star Wars: Beware the Sith
- The Essential Guide to Warfare (Indirect mention only)
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