Atros becomes an outspoken advocate for unification of sector 666. He takes the name Atrocitus.
22-year-old John Standing-Bear saves a girl from an attempted assault. He accidentally kills her attacker and is sent to prison.
22-year-old Clifford Devoe earns his master degree in History.
19-year-old Nathan Adam joins the Air Force, on his way to becoming a decorated combat pilot.
10-year-old Lex Luthor's mother dies, her treatment too expensive for his father to afford.
8-year-old Ben Turner's father is killed in a gang shooting. He becomes angry and violent, and begins studying martial arts to give him purpose.
Guy Gardner is born.
Ray Palmer is born.
Carol Ferris is born the daughter of Carl Ferris, the founder of Ferris Aircraft, a major American aeronautics company.
Rex Mason is born.
Katarina Archer is born.
Basil Karlo is born.
Kirk Langstrom is born.
Hank Henshaw is born.