Taisham 11 (January 1)
- 979 NE - Over a period of time Kerene Nagashi, Aisha Raveneos, Valera Gorovni, Ludice Daneen and Meilyn Arganya all leave Tar Valon to begin their search for the Dragon Reborn.
- 1000 NE - Elaida orders fifty sisters under Toveine Gazal to the Black Tower.
- 1000 NE - Pedron Niall is assassinated by Omerna, who is immediately killed by Eamon Valda. Valda, supported by Rhadam Asunawa, becomes Lord Captain Commander of the Whitecloaks.
- 1000 NE - Fire and blood at Dumai's Wells. The decimated Shaido retreat to Kinslayer's Dagger. Most of the Tower Aes Sedai are captured. The nine Salidar Aes Sedai swear fealty to Rand.
- 1000 NE - Gawyn leads the Younglings away from Dumai's Wells as Galina is captured by the Shaido.
- 1000 NE - Darlin and other Tairens join with the rebels outside Cairhien.