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"Look at this. We could have built a new Krypton in this squalor, but you chose the humans over us. I exist only to protect Krypton. That is the sole purpose for which I was born."
Dru-Zod to Kal-El[src]

This is a timeline of events that occurred in 2013.

Events[]

January[]

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  • "Black Skinhead" is released by Kanye West.[3]

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July[]

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August[]

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September[]

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October[]

12th[]

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  • The NSA records Aquaman near the Tonga trench, where the Atlantean is found in the wreckage of a sunken ship. Curry attacks one UUV drone with his trident, while another drone records him swimming away at high speed, causing a sonic boom in his wake.[2] BvS logo template
MOS Bright Aurora

Bright Aurora on fire.

24th[]

26th[]

  • Clark Kent gets a job as a busboy at a truck stop Fbar.[7] MoS logo template
  • Clark overhears a pair of soldiers talking about a discovery made on Ellesmere Island. At the same time one of the bar's patrons, a drunk trucker named Ludlow, begins harassing Clark's coworker, a waitress named Chrissy. Clark intervenes, asking him to leave, but Ludlow proceeds to throw an entire pitcher of beer into Clark's face. As Clark prepares to retaliate, Chrissy instead tells him that it wasn't worth the trouble. Agreeing, Clark begins to leave when Ludlow comments that he'd forgotten his 'tip', throwing a beer can at his back.[7] MoS logo template
  • While Ludlow is still drinking in the pub, Clark impales his rig on the logs it was carrying.[7] MoS logo template
Clark found the Fortress

Lois Lane enters in the Kryptonian spaceship.

28th[]

  • Lois Lane arrives in a northern region in Canada to investigate a unique discovery that had been unearthed and is currently being kept under-wraps from the public by the military. Lois then meets with Colonel Hardy, Dr. Hamilton, and Officer Sedowsky, who inform her that a mysterious object buried deep within the ice is thousands of years old.[7] MoS logo template
  • Clark Kent discovers his heritage as Kal of the House of El.[7][13] MoS logo template
  • Lois Lane, while investigating the spaceship, is attacked and wounded by a Service robot. Clark Kent saves here and takes the spaceship away.[7][13] MoS logo template

29th[]

  • Lois Lane is found by the US Army after her encounter with Clark.[7] MoS logo template
Lois talking to Woodburn

Lois Lane talks with Woodburn.

30th[]

  • Editor-in-chief of the Daily Planet Perry White refuses to print Lois Lane's Arctic accounts, since the military and Pentagon itself were denying the story even occurred, and Lois has no solid proof.[7] MoS logo template
  • Lois, not wanting to drop the story of her alien rescuer, seeks out gossip journalist Glen Woodburn to spread the story all over the internet while she retraces the steps of her rescuer.[7] MoS logo template

December[]

2nd[]

  • The animated series Rick and Morty is first aired.[14]

5th[]

10th[]

  • Lois Lane interviews Pete Ross, which leads her directly to Martha Kent, where she learns the name of her rescuer Clark Kent. She encounters Kent in the cemetery, where he tells her why he doesn't want to be told to the world. Lane comes to respect and admire Kent for what he's doing and, full of compassion for him, selflessly decides to drop the story.[7] MoS logo template

12th[]

Zod's message

Dru-Zod sends a warning to mankind.

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Zod threatening to kill a family with his heat vision

Superman attempts to stop Zod Dru-Zod.

Superman talking to Swanwick after destroying a drone

Swanwick talks to Superman.

  • After realizing that the military is spying on him using drones, Superman grabs one and slams it into the ground in front of Swanwick's car before telling him to convince Washington D.C. to trust him and that he's on their side but on his own terms.[7]MoS logo template

References[]

  1. The President mentioned in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad was active during the 2013-2017 term, implying that his presidency begun in January 20th====, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Suicide Squad
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Shazam!
  5. ''Man of Steel Prequel
  6. Peacemaker: 1.01: A Whole New Whirled
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 Man of Steel
  8. Justice League
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 The Flash
  10. Man of Steel: The Official Movie Novelization
  11. Man of Steel deleted scenes
  12. Man of Steel Prop Lois Lane newspaper
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Man of Steel spans some time from beginning to end. During the scenes in the Arctic, Lois' camera says "11/28/2013". The Black Zero Event then occurs a little after this, and then Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice shows that "18 months later", Kryptonite is found. Later in the film, Bruce says, during the main events, "The first sample [of Kryptonite] big enough to mean something turned up in the Indian Ocean 3 months ago." This therefore takes the film to approximately fall 2015. In the film, it is shown that Lex Luthor's party will be on "November 1st", suggesting it is November 1, 2015. This matches the fact that Superman flies off that evening to save someone during Día de Muertos celebrations, which would have started on the night of November 1–2, 2015. Later, it is shown on Diana's computer that it is "11:29pm" on "November 12th". This matches as November 12, 2015. This would suggest that the kryptonite was found in August 2015, and then the Black Zero Event was in February 2014. However, Bruce, Lex, and a TV report all refer, during the main events of the film, to the Black Zero Event being "2 years" ago. This would suggest it was in 2013, and there does not seem to be 3 months between the Arctic scenes and the Black Zero Event in Man of Steel. It can be taken that the Black Zero Event was in late December 2013, a month after the Arctic, and 2 years before Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in November 2015. The kryptonite was then found a little over 18 months later, around July 2015, and then a little over 3 months later is the main events of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, in November 2015. This also matches with it being several months before the events of Suicide Squad, as is implied in that film - which dates itself to June–August 2016.
  14. Justice League
  15. 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.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Man of Steel spans some time from beginning to end. During the scenes in the Arctic, Lois' camera says "11/28/2013". The Black Zero Event then occurs a little after this, and then Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice shows that "18 months later", Kryptonite is found. Later in the film, Bruce says, during the main events, "The first sample [of Kryptonite] big enough to mean something turned up in the Indian Ocean 3 months ago." This therefore takes the film to approximately fall 2015. In the film, it is shown that Lex Luthor's party will be on "November 1st====", suggesting it is November 1, 2015. This matches the fact that Superman flies off that evening to save someone during Día de Muertos celebrations, which would have started on the night of November 1–2, 2015. Later, it is shown on Diana's computer that it is "11:29pm" on "November 12th====". This matches as November 12, 2015.
  17. Newspaper


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