This Month in History

This Month in History


This Month in History is a regular feature in Locus magazine …


September 6, 2074. Grotius docks. After a four month voyage, the world’s first UNCLOS free-city (formerly Miami) is secured off Maracaibo as a refuge/resort for disaffected Venezuelans.


September 9, 2229. Bogus bicentennial. Fans, the “nopeful,” and the still-hopeful stream into in six sites (including both Lisbon and Lhasa) to commemorate the 200th anniversary of The Hoax. Allegedly.


September 19, 2049. It’s a Wrap. After 25-28 hours, the tsunami caused by the sudden collapse of Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier reaches the North Pole. Global sea level rise 1.4 meters.


September 22, 2204. “Digistix” attack. Russian hack of Android early voting app blamed for partial forefinger paralysis of 714 single males. Congress to investigate.