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This page contains a timeline of events of the Watchmen universe. This list contains elements seen in the movie and its viral marketing. They sometimes contradict the timeline established in the original comics, such as the Comedian's age.

1917

1918

1930

1933

1938

  • Nite Owl fights at Gotham Opera House.[2]

1939

1940

1942

1945

23 Feb

  • Comedian lands at Iwo Jima and plants the American flag.[2]

August 6

August 14

1947

1949

1950

1951

1953

1954

November 12

1959

November 10

November 14

1962

March 10

  • Wally Weaver writes a testimony concerning Dr. Manhattan, attending Senators George Malloy, Colin Newberry and William Holmes.[7]

March 15

  • Wally Weaver writes the affidavit of his testimony and publishes it.[8]

1964

1970

March 11

May 22

  • Richard Nixon authorizes Operation Wrath of God.[10]

June 15

  • Day one of Operation Wrath of God.

June 18

1971

June 15

  • Ton Duo Thang and Creighton Williams Abrams sign the act of military surrender. America wins the Vietnam War.[12]

1972

1973

November 6

1975

January 2

  • Richard Nixon proposes a Constitutional amendment that will allow him to run for a third term as president.[14]

1977

February 16

August 29

September 10

September 21

1978

15 March

14 July

28 October

  • Rorschach kills Franklin Smith and Daziel Amrand, suspects of Loomis murder.
  • Police Officers James Schwarz, Mark Pallazo and Grevin Adell come to apprehend Rorschach but are injured.[19]

27 November

1982

August 22

  • World Chess Association sends a congratulation letter to Adrian Veidt about his victories[20]

1984

July 12

October 14

1985

October 11

October 28

  • Nova Express has an issue about the "Spirit of '77".[24]

October 30

  • William J. Franklin writes a Top Secret paper concerning Dr. Manhattan and Soviet aggression; planned to be sent in November 2[25]

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3266870980/
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 Watchmen: The Film Companion
  3. This event is seen only in the movie introduction
  4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3197364672/
  5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3211849169/
  6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3211850951/
  7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3212500857/
  8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3213340608/
  9. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd5cInmK6LQ
  10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3220349258/
  11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3235212490/
  12. The image released by the movie merchandise mistakenly gives the date as 1970
  13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3246779475/
  14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3250581446
  15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3252316399/
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3276903748/
  17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3272365896/
  18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3314458022/
  19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3274005299/
  20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3284945162/
  21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3308946065/
  22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3325581305/
  23. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TShz4VsKeso
  24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3326470760/
  25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenewfrontiersman/3313632123/
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