January is the first month of the Human year.
Events by day
- January 1
- In 2001, the Millennium Gate begins construction in Portage Creek, Indiana. (VOY: "11:59")
- January 8
- In 2154, while en route to the Azati Prime system, Enterprise NX-01 recovers a Xindi-Insectoid shuttle. (ENT: "Hatchery")
- January 13
- During the year 2155 in the mirror universe, Commander Jonathan Archer mutinies against Captain Maximilian Forrest in order to take the ISS Enterprise into Tholian space to capture the USS Defiant from the regular universe. (ENT: "In a Mirror, Darkly")
- January 17
- In 2340, Ro Laren is born. (TNG: "Ensign Ro", "The Next Phase")
- January 29
- In 2003, George W. Bush gives his State of the Union Address. (ENT: "Future Tense")
- The January issue of Incredible Tales magazine contains the science fiction stories "Quantity of the Monster" (by Herbert Rossoff) and "1001: First Odyssey" (by Albert Macklin). (DS9: "Far Beyond the Stars")
- The Vulcan starship D'Vahl rescues T'Mir and Stron, who had been stranded on Earth since October of 1957. (ENT: "Carbon Creek")
- Captain Jonathan Archer and Ensign Travis Mayweather are imprisoned at Detention Complex 26 on Tandar Prime. (ENT: "Detained")
- A strange, fibrous alien creature wreaks havoc aboard Enterprise, feeding off crew members, after using a docking port to gain entry to the ship. (ENT: "Vox Sola")
- Both the ECS Horizon and the ECS Constellation are attacked by pirates. (ENT: "Horizon")
- Travis Mayweather visits his family for the first time in four years after taking a leave from his tour of duty on Enterprise. (ENT: "Horizon")
- Enterprise arrives at Azati Prime. (ENT: "Azati Prime")
- Doctor Phlox, on Enterprise, belatedly responds to a letter sent to him by Doctor Jeremy Lucas on Denobula. (ENT: "Doctor's Orders")
- After developing romantic feeling over a period of time, T'Pol and Trip Tucker sleep together for the first time. (ENT: "The Xindi", "Harbinger", "E²")
- Terra Prime seizes the Martian verteron array and uses it to fire a verteron energy beam at Luna as a demonstration of their power, pursuant to their demand for all non-Humans to leave the Sol system. (ENT: "Demons")
- Comet Burke impacts on Mars' northern polar icecap. (ENT: "Terra Prime")
- T'Pol and Trip Tucker discover that they have a daughter who had been created from their stolen DNA by Terra Prime. After rescuing the child, they name her Elizabeth. (ENT: "Demons")
- The Klingons invade space station Deep Space 9 in the First Battle of Deep Space 9. (DS9: "The Way of the Warrior")
Some of the events in the Eugenics Wars novel The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume 2 took place in January 1996 with the SS Botany Bay being launched on January 5, 1996.
The events in the novel Warpath took place in January of 2377.
Many of the events in the novel Articles of the Federation took place in January of 2380.