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|years:||2253 2254 2255 2256 2257 2258 2259|
|decades:||2220s 2230s 2240s 2250s 2260s 2270s 2280s|
|centuries:||22nd century - 23rd century - 24th century|
2256 was, on Earth's calendar, the 57th year of the 23rd century, and the seventh year of the 2250s decade. Besides this time period's Human dates, in stardates this era begin with stardate 2256.0 in some systems of dating, and stardates around 1307 in other systems. The reference stardate system places this year at approximately stardate 1/94.
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- Gell Kamemor is born.
- Captain Garth of Izar gives a lecture at Starfleet Academy on Earth. Garth is introduced to Cadet James T. Kirk by Captain Christopher Pike.