Belizo Recorded History

MAJOR EVENTS IN THE ORDER OF THEIR OCCURRENCE:

Date Event
-5,000,000 Impact
-350,000 Ancients seed Belizo with some plant and animal life
60 Colonization of Spinward Marches begins.
200-400 Major Imperial exploration and settlement of the Marches
circa 250 Rhylanor settled
343 First detailed geological study (by Scout service) of Belizo ("The Rift" is given its name by misdiagnosis).
348 Follow-up geological mission (by Scout service) to Belizo.
351-371 Long term scientific mission (commissioned of SuSAG LIC & Chadwick Technologies Inc. for Imperium).
352 Belizo population offcially moves from 0 to 2 with the roughly 150 science team members stationed on Belizo. Gov't type 1.
359 Rhylanor Times reports (from anonymous news leak on the Belizo science team) of early terra-forming success on Belizo.
361 Belizo ruling Fiefdom granted to newly knighted Sir Charles Stelton. Belizo gov't becomes type 6.
370 Stelton organizes the Belizo Colony Charter (BCC).
371 BCC commissions Chadwich Technologies Inc. to begin atmoshperic terra-forming operations.
377 BCC commissions SuSAG LIC to begin soil terra-forming operations.
380 Belizo population officially listed at 3 (roughly 1,400 people from SuSAG and Chadwick and combined support).
385 First official colonists arrive on Belizo. Dorsen City is established as the first city
391 Stelton moves to Belizo, making it his permanent residence. Belizo gov't becomes type A (a monarchy).
397 Belizo's homesteading policy (free land) established.
401 Charles passes Belizo fiefdom to son Jonathon.
410 Belizo population officially listed at 4 as the permanent local population passes the 10,000 mark.
420 BCC pays off last of debts, declares its mission complete, and disbands. Belizo hereby known as a world rather than a colony.
421 Jonathon Stelton establishes Representative Democracy, grants control of Belizo to new government, and becomes transitional president.
421 Dorsen City declared capital of Belizo, seat of gov't established there.
425 Belizo holds first official election. Jonathon Stelton elected president in landslide election (89% of voters).
430 Stelton re-elected president in second landslide election (92% of voters).
431 Belizo first divided into provinces. First two provinces are Pent and Martino
435 Jonathon Stelton steps down after legal maximum of 2 five-year terms.
461 Province of Borchene established, and incorporated into gov't
531 Province of Mortea established, and incorporated into gov't
540 Belizo population officially listed at 5 as the permanent local population passes the 100,000 mark.
576 Eastern and Western Outbacks are established, and incorporated into gov't
589-604 First Frontier War
615-620 Second Frontier War
629 Province of Mortea spreads to cities across the Straights of Eumasia
647 Province of Peycore established, and incorporated into gov't
683 Province of Topel established, and incorporated into gov't
718 Xboat system covers entire Imperium
835 Belizo population officially listed at 6 as the permanent local population passes the 1,000,000 mark
842 Province of Mortea splits into Eastern Mortea and Western Mortea, both incorporated into gov't with appropriat represntation
859 Province of Farland established, and incorporated into gov't
979-986 Third Frontier War
1065 Second Survey of Imperium completed
1082-1084 Fourth Frontier War (False War)
1079 The Terra-forming exponential curve elbow is reached.
1105 Present day
After 1105 Projected events
(1107-1110) (Fifth Frontier War)
1112 Belizo population officially listed at 7 as the permanent local population passes the 10,000,000 mark
1120 Construction on orbital starport component for better species quarentine begins.
1125 Orbital starport component completed, and open for business.
1150 Local tech level becomes 6.
1175 Ground car and rail bridge/tunnel across the Straights of Eumasia.
1185 Trans-world high speed rail completed.
1190 Local tech level becomes 7.
1200 Main Belizo starport upgraded to A
1230 Local tech level becomes 8.
1250 Belizo atmoshpere no longer considered tainted.
1260 Belizo population officially listed at 8 as the permanent local population passes the 100,000,000 mark.
1270 Local tech level becomes 9.
1290 Trans-world high speed rail upgraded to super-high-speed (400mph), elevated, mag-lev.
1310 Local tech level becomes 10 (A).
1350 Local tech level becomes 11 (B).
1390 Local tech level becomes 12 (C).
1400 Belizo population stabalizes at 8 as the permanent local population becomes 500,000,000.
1440 Local tech level becomes 13 (D).
1480 Local tech level becomes 14 (E).
1520 Local tech level becomes 15 (F).
5 MYr Impact's effects wear off, techtonics cease, mountains eroding with no replacement.
15 MYr Magnetic field ceases, Van Allan belts disappear, incoming radiation jumps dramatically
100 MYr Mountains are all gone, continental foundations begin to erode away
150 MYr Last of the continents erode away, Belizo is once again, and forever, a water world.