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- July 2 - A Ferengi shuttle from the 24th century, carrying Quark, Rom, Nog, and Odo, crashes on Earth near Roswell, New Mexico leading to unofficial first contact between Humans and Ferengi.
- The "aliens" are briefly imprisoned by the US Army Air Corps before they escape, returning to their own time. The event is covered up by the USA, claiming all they ever found was a weather balloon.
- October 14 - Chuck Yeager flies a Bell X-1 faster than the speed of sound, the first man to do so in level flight.