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  • Nunavut, the Inuit territory in northern Canada, is dissolved in accordance with the Nepean Act.
  • January 20: The US federal government seizes all Native American lands. [1]
  • February 10: A new virus is discovered in India; symptoms of infection include severe allergic reactions that eventually kill by asphyxiation. The disease is called Kali's Harvest in India where it killed 450 million people; the rest of the world will come to know it as Virally-Induced Toxic Allergy Syndrome (VITAS). VITAS will kill a quarter of the worlds population over the next two years, including Pope John Paul III. [1][2][3]
  • Keruba International achieves extraterritoriality and begins competing with BMW.
  • June 22: The French economy finally breaks under the strain of VITAS, ending the country's resistance to the new corporate culture.[1]
  • September 16: Michel Beloit buys and restructures BMW, integrating it with Saeder Munitions and Krupp Manufacturing. [1]
  • October 28: 10.5 million of the 14 million inhabitants of Madagascar have died from VITAS by this time. [1][4]
  • October 31: Quebec secedes from Canada.[1]
  • Maria Kapatelis, daughter of Greek shipping magnate Stavros Kapatelis, is kidnapped. Her father pays the ransom of ten million American dollars, but she is never returned; the only kidnapper the authorities could locate is killed in a firefight.
  • The Yakuza of Seattle is given official recognition as the Dungeness Crabs of the 87th Prefecture by the oyabun of the Watada-rengo in Chiba, Japan. This approval of and support for their activities allows the Seattle Yakuza to grow rapidly and expand its operations.[5]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 o34954845Sixth World Almanac p. 19
  2. o30783549Shadows of Europe p. 97
  3. o98082743Cyberpirates! p. 92-93
  4. o98082743Cyberpirates! p. 93
  5. Mob War! p. 14