8-year-old Bruce Wayne goes with his parents to the movies to see 'Mark of Zorro'. His parents are gunned down by a mugger. Bruce is found by Leslie Thompkins and cared for by 22-year-old Officer James Gordon. At his parents funeral, 30-year-old Carmine Falcone promies him one favor.
31-year-old Alfred Pennyworth becomes Bruce's legal guardian after Thomas and Martha Wayne are killed. He recognizes Bruce's psychosis and tries to channel it into something healthy.
41-year-old Zatara returns from Europe when Thomas Wayne is killed. He is prevented from reuniting with Sindella & 1-year-old Zatanna by a mysterious spell cast by Morgan Le Fey.
24-year-old Sylvester Pemberton temporarily retires to reclaim his families inheritance while 18-year-old Pat Dugan leaves the All-Star Squadron & his role as Stripey to go to college & study robotics.
18-year-old Ti'julk Mr'asz is given over to the Citadel by his people. he is brutalized to have his gating ability surgically removed so that it's properties can be artificially copied. He is sent to be imprisoned in the Starlog.
17-year-old Patricia Trayce attends an accelerated weapons design program, joining the tech division of ARGUS.
25-year-old Slade Wilson is promoted to lieutenant commander under Adeline Kane.
52-year-old Sandra Knight meets 16-year-old Amanda Waller when she is admitted as a student in the Universite Nortre Dame Des Ombres.
18-year-old Lex Luthor has his first marriage.
18-year-old William Glenmorgan goes on his first African safari, begins working as a guide & activist.
18-year-old Felix Faust begins studying archeology.
16-year-old Christopher Chance begins using his uncanny mimic skills to run long cons.
15-year-old Johnathan Crane first uses his scarecrow identity to frighten his main tormentors to death. He is not a suspect.
13-year-old Pieter Cross begins to expand his kung fu studies into wu shu & wing chung.
12-year-old Leonard Snart first invents the radio devices worn by his families gang.
7-year-old Pamela Isley's father kills her mother & buries her in the garden. He is sent to prison & she's placed in foster care.
4-year-old Selina Kyle's mother commits suicide, leaving her with her alcoholic father.
3-year-old Mera begins training in her people's ancient magic.
1-year-old Amy Winston is brought to Earth by Graciel, the soul survivor of a coup against the royal family by the sorcerer Dark Opal.
Kate Spencer is born.
Cyril Sheldrake is born the son of 23-year-old Percival Sheldrake, Earl of Wordenshire, squire to the Shining Knight.
Beatrice Bonilla De Costa is born.
Rory Regan is born.
Bette Sans Sovei is born in Quebec.