29-year-old Alfred Pennyworth receives word that his father is dying. He returns to Wayne manor and meets 6-year-old Bruce Wayne . He helps him outsmart a bully, and decides to stay on as the Wayne's butler.
28-year-old Carmine Falcone is shot by 10-year-old Sal Maroni's father, starting a war between their families. He is brought to the home of Thomas Wayne, who saves his life.
25-year-old Rupert Thorne, elevated to City Counsel chairperson, works within the City Counsel to defend Falcone family interests as they go to war with the Maronis.
35-year-old Thorne imprisons the newborn King Shark.
20-year-old James Gordon becomes a patrolman in Gotham.
19-year-old Jim Rook becomes the lead singer of the Electrics.
19-year-old Roscoe Dillon first starts working full heists in Central City.
18-year-old Alec Holland goes to college to study biology.
16-year-old Lex Luthor graduates from MIT and uses his remaining inheritance to start LexTech.
16-year-old Sam Scudder begins breaking into homes.
15-year-old Patricia Trayce first learns that her uncle Adrian Chase is the tactical director of ARGUS, a black ops paramilitary unit.
10-year-old Richard Drakunovski tries to steal from the Dojo of O-Sensi. He is taken in and becomes a student, where he meets 14-year-old Ben Turner.
8-year-old Hal Jordan & 6-year-old Carol Ferris witness the death of Hal's father in an a plane crash.
Mike Maxwell is born.
Celia Forrestal is born.
Jaques Ryder is born in France.
Evan McCulloch is left on the doorstep of an Irish orphanage.