|This article or subsection has an associated category.||2369|
|years:||2366 2367 2368 2369 2370 2371 2372
(stardates from 2369.0, or 46000.0–46999)
|decades:||2330s 2340s 2350s 2360s 2370s 2380s 2390s|
|centuries:||23rd century - 24th century - 25th century|
2369 was, on Earth's calendar, the 70th year of the 24th century, and the tenth and final year of the 2360s decade. Besides this time period's Human dates, in stardates this era begins with stardate 2369.0 in some systems of dating, and runs from stardate 46000 to 46999 in others.
- After decades of occupation, the Cardassian Union withdraws from Bajor.
- The Velos VII internment camp is closed on stardate 46302.
- The Borg Collective attempts to move a ship through the Bajoran Wormhole, but it is destroyed as the wormhole is undergoing subspace compression.
- Deep Space 9 is put under siege by a serial killer named Meta, a changeling similar to Odo. A tense situation arises between the Cardassians and Edemians before Meta is eventually killed.
- Bajor invites the Federation to help administer the abandoned Terok Nor while they apply for Federation membership. The station is renamed Deep Space 9 and command is given to Commander Benjamin Sisko.
- Kira Nerys is ranked as major in the reformed Bajoran Militia and appointed Bajoran liaison officer to Deep Space 9.
- Kira Nerys has Odo reappointed chief of security on Deep Space 9. 
- Worf, Geordi La Forge and Ro Laren take the shuttlecraft Goddard to receive briefings from Starfleet. On the return journey the Goddard is forced to drop out of warp and crash-lands on the planet Riat.
Promotions and transfers
- The senior crew of Deep Space 9 is as follows: Commander Benjamin Sisko, commanding officer; Bajoran Militia Major Kira Nerys, first officer and Federation/Bajoran liaison; Lieutenant Jadzia Dax, chief science officer; Lieutenant junior grade Julian Bashir, chief medical officer; and Chief Petty Officer Miles O'Brien, chief of operations/chief engineer. Odo remains chief of security.
- Miles O'Brien transfers from the USS Enterprise-D to Deep Space 9.
- Joseph Carey is promoted to full Lieutenant.
- Lieutenant Thomas Riker is assigned to the USS Gandhi.
- The Bajoran Wormhole is discovered by Benjamin Sisko and Jadzia Dax.
- The Apollo 11 400th anniversary takes place in July.
- Kai Opaka names Benjamin Sisko the Emissary of the Prophets.
- Kommandant Ghud, former ruler of the planet Wyath and the individual responsible for the devastation of the same world's ecology and the deaths of millions of people, is transported back to Wyath aboard the USS Enterprise-D to face trial for his crimes.
- Miles O'Brien's father remarries.
Births and deaths
- Kes is born on Ocampa. 
- Kai Opaka is killed in the Gamma Quadrant. She is revived by nanomachines but unable to leave the planet.
References and notes
- TOS movie: Star Trek.
- ST references: Star Trek Chronology, The Star Trek Encyclopedia.
- DS9 episode: "Emissary"
- DS9 - Terok Nor novel: Dawn of the Eagles
- DS9 episode: "Babel"
- DS9 novel: The Siege
- TNG comic: "Light of the Day"
- ST video game: Starship Creator
- TNG episode: "Second Chances"
- Star Trek Magazine Issue 162: "Blast Off!"
- ST website: StarTrek.com
- DS9 episode: "Battle Lines"