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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.

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.[20]

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

Daily Planet page from 1945.

17th

October

1st

Late

1946

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][28]

November

13th

17th

1948

  • Fossil remains of Paranthropus robustus are found in the cave of Swartkrans, South Africa.[1][29]

January

30th

February

4th

May

30th

December

3rd

1949

January

18th

April

26th

August

29th

October

7th

26th

November

29th

December

8th

Later date


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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. Wallace, Daniel (February 16, 2016). Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis (Gotham City). United States: Time Out Group. p. 52.
  14. Estimation based on Pedro Pascal's age during the filming of Wonder Woman 1984.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Shazam!
  16. 16.0 16.1 Batman v Superman Daily Planet newspaper
  17. 17.0 17.1 Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 Peacemaker: 1.05: Monkey Dory deleted scenes
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Justice League
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 Terrio, Chris, Beall, Will (writers) & Snyder, Zack (writer and director) (March 18, 2021). Zack Snyder's Justice League.
  21. Peacemaker: 1.06: Murn After Reading
  22. 22.0 22.1 Gunn, James (writer & director) (January 13, 2022). "A Whole New Whirled". Peacemaker. Season 1. Episode 1. HBO Max.
  23. Suicide Squad
  24. The Suicide Squad
  25. Terror and Obama issues (image)
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis
  27. Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization
  28. Suicide Squad CIA files
  29. Amanda Waller's top secret file
  30. Plaque of Fawcett Central School posted by David F. Sandberg on Twitter in April 2019.
  31. https://www.icollector.com/Zack-Snyder-s-Justice-League-Gordon-s-Batman-Police-File-A384_i41652947
  32. 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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