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Below is the fictional timeline of major events in the DC Extended Universe.

KeyEdit

Event featured in/referred to in:

TimelineEdit

Ancient TimesEdit

13,000,000,000 BCEdit

  • The Red Sun later named Rao forms. Superman Logo

c.8,700,000,000 BCEdit

  • The formation of the planet Krypton.Superman Logo

c.4,510,000,000 BCEdit

  • The planet Earth forms.Superman Logo

c.5,000,000 BCEdit

  • Humans evolve on Earth and found the first primitive civilizations.Superman Logo

c.100,000 BCEdit

  • Kryptonians become the dominant civilized species on Krypton.Superman Logo

28,000 BCEdit

27,984 BCEdit

c.25,000 BCEdit

  • The Kryptonians begin interplanetary travel and colonizing other planets.Superman Logo

16,000s BCEdit

16,030 BCEdit

16,020 BCEdit

  • A Kryptonian vessel, Scout Ship 0344, crash lands on the planet Earth and is left behind by Kara Zor-El. Superman Logo

4,357 BCEdit

3,000 BCEdit

1,200 BCEdit

Early Modern EraEdit

1635Edit

1661Edit

Modern TimesEdit

17th Century Edit

1635Edit

18th Century Edit

1756Edit

JanuaryEdit
27thEdit
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born Batman-vs-superman-logo

1776Edit

1791Edit

DecemberEdit
5thEdit
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart dies Batman-vs-superman-logo

19th Century Edit

1807 Edit

1820Edit

  • Cassidys Pub is established Superman Logo

1834Edit

1856Edit

JulyEdit
10thEdit
  • Nikola Tesla is born Justice League Logo

1862Edit

1863Edit

1865Edit

AprilEdit
9thEdit

1871Edit

1885Edit

1894Edit

1895Edit

20th Century Edit

1902 Edit

1907Edit

1914Edit

July Edit
28th Edit

1915Edit

1917Edit

MayEdit
29thEdit
  • John F. Kennedy is born Batman-vs-superman-logo

1918Edit

November Edit
11th Edit
  • World War I ends.WW Emblem

1921Edit

1939Edit

  • "The Wizard of Oz" is released Batman-vs-superman-logo
SeptemberEdit
1stEdit
  • World War II begins SQ
OctoberEdit
18thEdit
  • Lee Harvey Oswald is born Batman-vs-superman-logo

1940Edit

  • "The Mark of Zorro" is released Batman-vs-superman-logo

1941Edit

1942Edit

1943Edit

JanuaryEdit
7thEdit
  • Nikola Tesla dies Justice League Logo

1945Edit

SeptemberEdit
2ndEdit
  • World War II ends SQ
  • Phil Jackson is born SQ

1946Edit

1951Edit

1952Edit

  • The Daily Planet newspaper moves into its present offices.Batman-vs-superman-logo

1954Edit

  • Charles Wayne died.Batman-vs-superman-logo

1955Edit

1963Edit

NovemberEdit
22ndEdit
  • US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. Batman-vs-superman-logo
24thEdit
  • Lee Harvey Oswald dies Batman-vs-superman-logo

1968Edit

June Edit
3rd Edit

1969Edit

  • Benjamin Wayne died.Batman-vs-superman-logo

1972Edit

February

19th

1973Edit

October Edit
21st Edit

1974Edit

February Edit
23rd Edit
Unknown Edit

1975Edit

February Edit
24th Edit

1977Edit

  • Patrick A. Wayne died.Batman-vs-superman-logo

1978Edit

April Edit
12th Edit

1979Edit

JanuaryEdit
29thEdit
  • Aquaman is born.Batman-vs-superman-logo
  • Laura Wayne died.Batman-vs-superman-logo

1980Edit

February

29th

  • Kal-El is born to Jor-El and Lara Lor-Van.Superman Logo
  • General Zod attempts a coup d'état on Krypton.Superman Logo
  • Jor-El is killed by General Zod.Superman Logo
  • The infant Kal-El is successfuly sent to earth using a spaceship with a phantom Drive. Superman Logo
  • The Kryptonian Law Council sentence the remaining members of the Sword of Rao to the Phantom Zone, for 300 cycles of somatic reconditioning. Superman Logo
  • Krypton implodes killing Lara Lor-Van and the Kryptonian race.Superman Logo
  • General Zod and the Sword of Rao are released from the Phantom Zone after Krypton implodes. The Black Zero is retrofitted to enable Zod to traverse the cosmos. Superman Logo

1981Edit

  • "Excalibur" is released Batman-vs-superman-logo
May Edit
  • Jonathan and Martha Kent discover a crashed UFO on their farm containing a small boy who they take in and name Clark.Superman Logo
June Edit
3rd Edit
June Edit

26th

  • Thomas and Martha Wayne are killed by a mugger leaving their son Bruce orphaned and under the care of Alfred Pennyworth.Batman-vs-superman-logo

1982​Edit

1984Edit

1985

September

12th

  • Digger Harkness is born.Batman-vs-superman-logo

1986Edit

March Edit
16th Edit
  • SQ

1987Edit

1988Edit

September Edit
12th Edit
  • Clark Kent's superpowers emerge.Superman Logo

1990Edit

July Edit
20th Edit

1992Edit

September Edit
30thEdit
October Edit
  • Clark reveals his powers to save a submerged school bus.Superman Logo
  • Jonathan shows Clark the crashed infant starship and reveals to him that he is an alien.Superman Logo

1994Edit

1995Edit

1996Edit

1997Edit

April Edit
19th Edit
  • A tornado devastates Smallville, killing Jonathan Kent.Superman Logo

1999Edit

2000Edit

  • Luthor Sr. leaves his son, Alexander Luthor Jr.
  • Alexander Luthor Jr. becomes CEO of Lexcorp following his father leaving himBatman-vs-superman-logo

21st CenturyEdit

2002 Edit

2003Edit

2004Edit

2005Edit

  • Dick Grayson leaves Batman and becomes Nightwing.Batman-vs-superman-logo

2011 Edit

  • Christopher Weiss was first arrested in 2011 having moved from Alabama to Keystone City to pursue his criminal ambitions.

2013Edit

AprilEdit
  • US Military discover a strange object on Ellesmere Island.Superman Logo
  • Clark Kent discovers his heritage as Kal, son of El.Superman Logo
  • Clark Kent meets Lois Lane.
MayEdit
  • Battle of Metropolis: General Zod arrives on Earth and attempts to terraform Earth into a new Krypton, but is stopped by Superman.Superman Logo
  • Bruce Wayne watches the destruction of Metropolis as mankind is introduced to the Superman.
  • "Clark Kent" starts his job at the Daily Planet.Superman Logo
DecemberEdit
2ndEdit
  • "Rick and Morty" begins airing on television Justice League Logo

2014Edit

August Edit
22nd Edit
OctoberEdit
13thEdit

2015Edit

JuneEdit
22ndEdit
AugustEdit
  • Kryptonite is found in the depths of the Indian Ocean.Batman-vs-superman-logo
NovemberEdit
1stEdit
  • Bruce Wayne meets Clark Kent and Diana Prince.
  • Superman saves a Mexican girl from dying in a fire.Batman-vs-superman-logo
12thEdit
13thEdit
  • Superman is forced to battle Batman and loses. He is spared by Batman after gaining knowledge of Lex Luthor's sinister plan.
  • Batman saves Martha Kent and lets KG Beast die.
  • Lex Luthor creates Doomsday.Batman-vs-superman-logo
  • Battle against Doomsday: Doomsday is unleashed in Metropolis and moves to Gotham City before being stopped by Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. After an intense fight, and using a spear made of kryptonite, Superman makes a last, desprate attack on Doomsday. The monster uses his arm to stab Superman in the chest. Eventually, they both die in front of Batman and Wonder Woman.Batman-vs-superman-logo
  • Lex Luthor is sent to Arkham Asylum. Batman-vs-superman-logo
DecemberEdit

2016Edit

AugustEdit
5thEdit
8thEdit
12thEdit
  • The Joker leads an attack on Belle Reve penitentiary and escapes with his girlfriend Harley Quinn. SQ

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