- "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.
- 1 Early 1940s
- 2 1940
- 3 1941
- 4 1942
- 5 1943
- 6 1945
- 7 1946
- 8 1947
- 9 1948
- 10 1949
- 11 References
- 12 External links
- The Nazi Party travel to Corto Maltese and construct Jotunheim a facility made for political prisoners and experimenting on them, creating the world's first Metahumans. (estimated date)
- The Rosemont Theater in Gotham is opened.
- Max Lord is born. (estimated date)
- The Attack on Pearl Harbor occurs. The event is recorded by the Daily Planet.
- United States of America enters into World War II.
- A Châteux Margaux is bottled that will eventually land in the Waynes' wine cellar.
- The United States Government decides to forget about what "Manta" had done during the war.
- "Manta" returns to the sea and survives by scavenging and using his wits.
- A memorial to the students and faculty who served during World War II opens at Fawcett Central School.
|Before the 20th century||Before 19th century • 19th century|
|20th century||1900s • 1910s • 1920s • 1930s • 1940s • 1950s • 1960s • 1970s • 1980s • 1990s|
|21st century||2000s • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2017 • 2018 • 2019 • 2020 • 2021 • 2022|
|After the 21st century||Far future|
- 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.
- Suicide Squad: The Official Movie Novelization
- Aquaman: Arthur's Guide to Atlantis
- 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.
- Wonder Woman
- Wonder Woman: The Official Movie Novelization
- This is an event from real world history, referenced in the DC Extended Universe.
- Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
- Wonder Woman 1984
- The Suicide Squad
- Wallace, Daniel (February 16, 2016). Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis (Gotham City). United States: Time Out Group. p. 52.
- Estimation based on Pedro Pascal's age during the filming of Wonder Woman 1984.
- Batman v Superman Daily Planet newspaper
- Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
- Justice League
- Suicide Squad
- Estimation based on John Glover's age during the filming of Shazam!
- Terror and Obama issues (image)
- Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis
- Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization
- Suicide Squad CIA files
- Amanda Waller's top secret file
- Plaque of Fawcett Central School posted by David F. Sandberg on Twitter in April 2019.
- Terrio, Chris, Beall, Will (writers) & Snyder, Zack (writer and director) (March 18, 2021). Zack Snyder's Justice League.
- 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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