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"Y'know, Dad was born in East Germany. He grew up eating stale crackers, and every other Saturday he had to march in parades and wave flowers at tyrants."
Lex Luthor[src]

This is a timeline of events that occurred during the 1940s.

Early 1940s[]

1940[]

February[]

3rd[]

23rd[]

  • The movie Pinocchio is released.[1][6]

April[]

21st[]

June[]

12th[]

November[]

8th[]

  • The movie The Mark of Zorro is released.[1][10]

25th[]

1941[]

March[]

June[]

2nd====[]

4th[]

September[]

8th[]

November[]

22nd[]

24th[]

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor.

December[]

7th[]

1942[]

January[]

5th[]

November[]

1st[]

6th[]

1943[]

January[]

7th[]

May[]

17th[]

July[]

31st[]

December[]

8th[]

1944[]

  • The Nazis finds a Mother Box in a monastery in Italy. They transport the object for delivery to Hitler, but the Allies intercepted the object and it reaches the United States.[21]

July[]

13th[]

November[]

17th[]

1945[]

  • A Châteux Margaux is bottled that will eventually land in the Waynes' wine cellar.[10]

February[]

12th[]

April[]

12th[]

30th[]

May[]

24th[]

September[]

2nd[]

Batman v Superman WWII Newspaper prop

Daily Planet page from 1945.

17th[]

October[]

1st[]

Late[]

1946[]

Martha Wayne

Martha Wayne

March[]

9th[]

July[]

6th[]

22nd[]

August[]

13th[]

December[]

17th[]

1947[]

January[]

8th[]

July[]

2nd[]

26th[]

  • The National Security Act of 1947 is established.[9][29]

November[]

13th[]

17th[]

1948[]

  • Fossil remains of Paranthropus robustus are found in the cave of Swartkrans, South Africa.[1][30]

January[]

30th[]

February[]

4th[]

May[]

30th[]

December[]

3rd[]

1949[]

January[]

18th[]

April[]

26th[]

August[]

29th[]

October[]

7th[]

26th[]

November[]

29th[]

December[]

8th[]

Later date[]

References[]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Sometimes the DC Extented Universe alludes to events which happened in our world, and it is assumed they happened on the same dates in the universe, for timeline purposes.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Suicide Squad: The Official Movie Novelization
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Aquaman: Arthur's Guide to Atlantis
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30 4.31 4.32 4.33 4.34 4.35 4.36 4.37 Sometimes the DC Extended Universe alludes to people who exists or existed in our world, and it is assumed they were born and died on the same day in the universe, for timeline purposes.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Peacemaker: 1.05: Monkey Dory
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Aquaman
  7. 7.0 7.1 Wonder Woman
  8. Wonder Woman: The Official Movie Novelization
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 This is an event from real world history, referenced in the DC Extended Universe.
  10. 10.00 10.01 10.02 10.03 10.04 10.05 10.06 10.07 10.08 10.09 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13 10.14 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 Wonder Woman 1984
  12. 12.0 12.1 [1]
  13. Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis (Gotham City)  p. 52.
  14. The Flash
  15. Estimation based on Pedro Pascal's age during the filming of Wonder Woman 1984.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Shazam!
  17. 17.0 17.1 Batman v Superman Daily Planet newspaper
  18. 18.0 18.1 Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 Peacemaker: 1.05: Monkey Dory deleted scenes
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Justice League
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 Zack Snyder's Justice League
  22. Peacemaker: 1.06: Murn After Reading
  23. 23.0 23.1 Peacemaker: 1.01: A Whole New Whirled
  24. Suicide Squad
  25. The Suicide Squad
  26. Terror and Obama issues (image)
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis
  28. Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization
  29. Suicide Squad CIA files
  30. Amanda Waller's top secret file
  31. Plaque of Fawcett Central School posted by David F. Sandberg on Twitter in April 2019.
  32. https://www.icollector.com/Zack-Snyder-s-Justice-League-Gordon-s-Batman-Police-File-A384_i41652947
  33. Lex Luthor claims that his father was born in East Germany. As East Germany was established in 1949, Luthor Sr. should have been born in 1949 or later.



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