24-year-old Rita Farr is lost in an Amazonian River during a movie shoot. She is incapacitated by mutogenic volcanic mist & barely manages to get to safety. 45-year-old Niles Caulder is called to save her. He helps her sustain her body shape and forms the Doom Patrol including Rita, 28-year-old Larry Trainor & 45-year-old Cliff Steele.
25-year-old Pat Dugan designs a new flight harness & contacts 31-year-old Sylvester Pemberton, who becomes Skyman.
30-year-old Terry Thirteen begins to confront paranormal occurrences that can't be explained.
20-year-old Fang Zhifu joins the special forces.
29-year-old James Gordon is promoted to Lieutenant.
27-year-old Alec Holland gets his doctorate in Alternative Foods.
22-year-old John Constantine cuts his hair & starts his band Mucus Membraine.
18-year-old John Henry Irons leaves home to begin his studies.
18-year-old Travis Morgan becomes an Air Force Pilot.
17-year-old Rick Flagg enlists in the military and qualifies for special forces training.
17-year-old Bonnie King gets a bronze in the Olympics, disappointing her mother.
8-year-old Harleen Quinzell is accepted into an elite gymnastics program.
8-year-old Antonio Diego kills a fellow prisoner for the first time. He begins having nightmares about a menacing bat, which will haunt him.
6-year-old Vera Black loses both her arms in a horrible accident.
Garth is born, marked as an Atlantean magical adept by his purple eyes. He is cast into the penal colony of Idyllis by 28-year-old Orm Marius. 51-year-old Kalandro's theocracy become the sole arbiters of magical power in Atlantis
Jesse Chambers is born the daughter of 37-year-old Johnny Chambers & 39-year-old Libby Lawrence, who both retire from the All-Star Squadron.
Jean-Paul Valley is born & begins his conditioning for the Order of St. Dumas.
Betty Kane is born.
Eve Eden is born in the land of the Nightshades to Queen Maureen.