Definition of Event

The consequence of anything; the issue or outcome of an action as finally determined; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates. Noteworthy happening or occurrence. Something that happens.

Distinguished from an act in that an act is the product of the will whereas an event is an occurrence which takes place independent of the will such as an earthquake or flood.

See also fortuitous event.

That's the definition of Event in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.