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"Twenty years in Gotham, Alfred. We've seen what promises are worth. How many good guys are left? How many stayed that way?"
―Bruce Wayne[src]

This is a timeline of events that occurred during the 1990s.

Undated events

  • Gotham City Zoo is transformed due to changing attitudes about captive animals.[1]
  • The Tobacconists Club opens to the public to combat a decline in membership and to capitalize on the cigar craze at the time.[2]

Late

1990

Harley Quinn files.

July

12th

20th

September

11th

  • "Cherry Pie" is released by Warrant.[12]

October

3rd

1991

Starro is tied by American astronauts.

  • On his gravestone Victor Stone has this date as year of birth.[14]
  • Capture of Starro: While floating in space near Earth, the being Starro is captured by NASA astronauts. They bring it inside their space shuttle, where it releases several miniature copies of itself, which attach themselves to the astronauts and control their minds.[15]

February

21st

March

27th

August

7th

December

25th

1992

Barry Allen's University ID.

February

7th

March

3rd

June

30th

  • "Seasons" is released by Chris Cornell.[6]

July

6th

September

30th

1993

March

  • Wired publishes its first issue.[7][28]

July

27th

  • "Come Baby Come" is released by K7.[10]

September

October

Jonathan Kent shows Clark his real origins.

December

  • Around this time, Bruce Wayne begins his one-man war on crime, waging it largely upon the streets of Gotham.[29]

1994

May

19th

June

4th

29th

1995

January

3rd

22nd

1996

January

16th

November

26th

  • "I Believe I Can Fly" is released by R. Kelly.[12]

1997

February

11th

March

27th

31st

  • "It's No Good" is released by Depeche Mode.[30]

April

Jonathan Kent before his death.

June

26th

  • The novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is published. It features the first appearance of Harry Potter.[12]

July

18th

October

30th

1998

Atlanna banished in the Hidden Sea.

January

26th

Summer

The infamous Bertinelli massacre.

July

17th

1999

Arthur Curry controls tha marine wildlife in the aquarium.

January

29th

  • Arthur Curry celebrates his birthday. He receives as gift a Canon 75 Rangefinder with a 50mm lens.[24]

February

Arthur Curry and Vulko while underwater.

  • Vulko begins training Arthur in how to unlock his Atlantiean powers so he can take his rightful place as the King of Atlantis.[30]

April

3rd

October

15th

  • The film Fight Club is released.[30]

December

27th


Timeline
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20th century 1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s1960s1970s1980s1990s
21st century 2000s2010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
After the 21st century Far future

References

  1. Wallace, Daniel (February 16, 2016). Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis (Gotham City). United States: Time Out Group. p. 9, 34.
  2. Wallace, Daniel (February 16, 2016). Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis (Gotham City). United States: Time Out Group. p. 48.
  3. Wallace, Daniel (February 16, 2016). Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis (Gotham City). United States: Time Out Group. p. 58.
  4. Marsham, Liz (February 16, 2016). Guide to the Caped Crusader/Guide to the Man of Steel. United States: Scholastic.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Whitman, Frank (April 30, 2013). Man of Steel: The Early Years. United States: Harper Festival.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 Man of Steel
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 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.
  8. METROPOLIS UNDER CONSTANT ATTACK!
  9. MAN OF STEEL Newspaper VISITORS ARRIVE Headline
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 Ayer, David (writer and director) (August 5, 2016). Suicide Squad.
  11. A.R.G.U.S. website
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Gayden, Henry, Lemke, Darren (writer) & Sandberg, David F. (director) (April 5, 2019). Shazam!.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Goyer, David S., Terrio, Chris (writers) & Snyder, Zack (director) (March 25, 2016). Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
  14. 14.0 14.1 Terrio, Chris, Beall, Will (writers) & Snyder, Zack (writer and director) (March 18, 2021). Zack Snyder's Justice League.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Gunn, James (writer and director) (August 6, 2021). The Suicide Squad.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.8 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.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 Johns, Geoff, Callaham, Dave (writers) & Jenkins, Patty (writer and director) (December 25, 2020). Wonder Woman 1984.
  18. [1]
  19. 19.0 19.1 Man of Steel Deleted scenes
  20. 20.0 20.1 Man of Steel - Prop Lois Lane newspaper
  21. 21.0 21.1 Bergstrom, Signe (August 9, 2016). Suicide Squad: Behind the Scenes with the Worst Heroes Ever. United States: Harper Design.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 Wallace, Daniel (February 16, 2016). Time Out Shortlist Gotham and Metropolis ('). United States: Time Out Group.
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 23.3 Behling, Steve (November 6, 2018). Aquaman: Undertow. United States: HarperCollins.
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 West, Alexandra (November 6, 2018). Aquaman: Arthur's Guide to Atlantis. United States: HarperCollins.
  25. Barry Allen was born on September 30, 1992.
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 26.3 26.4 26.5 26.6 Terrio, Chris, Whedon, Joss (writers) & Snyder, Zack (director) (November 17, 2017). Justice League.
  27. 27.0 27.1 Cox, Greg (June 18, 2013). Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization. Great Britain: Titan Books.
  28. "Lexical Analysis" - Wired
  29. Kogge, Michael (February 16, 2016). Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Cross Fire. United States: Scholastic.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 30.4 Beall, Will, Wan, James, Johns, Geoff (writers) & Wan, James (director) (December 21, 2018). Aquaman.
  31. Rosen, Lucy (April 30, 2013). Man of Steel: Friends and Foes. United States: HarperCollins.
  32. 32.0 32.1 Hodson, Christina (writer) & Yan, Cathy (director) (February 7, 2020). Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).
  33. Bennett, Marguerite (w), To, Marcus (a), Kniivila, Irma (col), Bennett, Deron (let) & Antone, Alex (ed). "Picture Proof" General Mills Presents Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice #3: (January 8, 2016), Burbank, CA: DC Comics


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