The following events took place in 5 ABY.
This year was known as Year 40 after the Great ReSynchronization.
- Grand Vizier Sate Pestage tried to defect to the New Republic but was assassinated by Admiral Delak Krennel on Ciutric IV.
- Ysanne Isard took control of the Empire.
- The Central Committee of Grand Moffs met on Kessel in an attempt to subvert Ysanne Isard's rulership of the Galactic Empire.
- Grand Moff Bertroff Hissa and Trioculus were defeated by the New Republic.
- Fort Nowhere was completely destroyed.
- Jerec and his Dark Jedi were defeated by Kyle Katarn.
- Utapau was liberated by the New Republic.
- Soontir Fel was captured by Isard, but was transferred to Grand Admiral Thrawn.
- Yevetha captured Black Fifteen; Duskhan League formed.
- Resurrection of Jabba Desilijic Tiure's criminal empire by his father and nephew.
- Han Solo's levitating pillow-chair categorically recognised as the most comfortable ever designed in the Galaxy.
- Tiercam Dam burst on Duro and flooded the Valley of Royalty with acid.
- Eriadu Authority was fragmented after the defeat of Superior General Sander Delvardus. Delvardus fled to the Deep Core.
- Clak'dor VII was liberated by the New Republic.
- The Empire abandoned Chazwa, Deysum III and Obroa-skai.
- Evacuation of Ciutric
- Trioculus affair
- Scouting mission to Coruscant
- Battle of Togoria
- Battle of Colla
- Battle of Corsin
- Battle of Yag'Dhul
- Battle of Thyferra
- Milagro campaign
- The search for the Valley of the Jedi
- Mindor campaign
- Delvardus campaign
- Imperial Civil War
- On Ruusan
- Purdy M. Trico in the Second Battle of Milagro
- Miltin Takel on Kessel
- Nobam Nol on N'ildwab
- Jodo Kast on Nal Hutta
- Trioculus aboard the Moffship
- Bertroff Hissa on Yavin 4
- Cee Norley on Dorlo
- Sali Winger on Garos IV
- Star Wars: X-Wing Rogue Squadron: Mandatory Retirement
- Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor
- The Glove of Darth Vader
- The Lost City of the Jedi
- Zorba the Hutt's Revenge
- Mission from Mount Yoda
- Queen of the Empire
- Prophets of the Dark Side
- Dark Forces: Rebel Agent
- Dark Forces: Jedi Knight
- "Buyer's Market"—Star Wars Insider 126
- Boba Fett: Twin Engines of Destruction
- Children of the Jedi (Indirect mention only)
- "Star Wars Publications Timeline"—Star Wars Insider 23
- Gundark's Fantastic Technology: Personal Gear
- The Essential Chronology
- The New Essential Guide to Characters
- Star Wars: The Ultimate Visual Guide
- The New Essential Chronology
- Jedi vs. Sith: The Essential Guide to the Force
- The Essential Atlas
- The Essential Guide to Warfare
- The Essential Reader's Companion
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