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36 dates spanning 99 years: 1921-2019
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1921 1938 1955 1959 1971 1985 1986 1993 1995 2004 2009 2010 2016 2017 2019

    1921                                                                                                                                                                 
  • May
    • May 31
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Masked vigilante/police officer Angela Abar's ancestors are victims of the Tulsa Race Riots, when mobs of white residents attacked black residents and businesses of the Greenwood District. Mentioned by hologram when Angela Abar enters the Greenwood Center for Cultural Heritage: "It started like any other day for the Greenwood Avenue Volunteer Fire Department…"(Season 1 episode If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own)
  • June
    • June 1
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        June Abar and Will Williams, who later becomes Will Reeves, are smuggled out of Tulsa during the Tulsa Massacre. (Season 1 episode It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice)

    1938                                                                                                                                                                 
  • March
  • October

  • 1955                                                                                                                                                                 
  • June
    • June 2
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        John David Keene, later Senator Keene, gives Dale Dixon Crawford Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship, a painting by George Catlin. (Peteypedia supplemental materials - HBO website)

    1959                                                                                                                                                                 
  • August
    • August 20
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        U.S. government researcher Jon Osterman obliterated after being caught in an experimental intrinsic field generator, later reassembled as the big blue omniscient superhero that would become known as Dr. Manhattan. (Season 1 episode Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship)

    1971                                                                                                                                                                 
  • May

  • 1985                                                                                                                                                                 
  • October
  • November
    • November 1
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Adrian Veidt records a message to future president Robert Redford, intended for him to hear seven years later. In Hoboken, with the Doomsday Clock set at one midnight to midnight, a crew of Jehovah's Witnesses, including a young Wade Tillman, the future Detective Looking Glass, invades an amusement park. Wade is later humiliated by a member of the Knot Tops gang, who strips him naked and steals his clothes in a house of mirrors, moments before the giant squid lands in New York. (Season 1 episode Little Fear of Lightning) Bian My steals semen sample 2346 and uses it to conceive Lady Trieu. (Season 1 episode See How They Fly)

    1986                                                                                                                                                                 
  • March

  • 1993                                                                                                                                                                 
  • January
    • January 21
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        President Robert Redford inaugurated, mentioned in Adrian Veidt's message to him, recorded seven years earlier, on November 1, 1985. (Season 1 episode Little Fear of Lightning) President Robert Redford views Adrian Veidt's video message. Redford signs the Campaign Finance Reform and Donor Disclosure Act, which stops Veidt from using his wealth to further influence the Democratic Party. Redford also signs the Tech Recall and Reintroduction Act, which outlaws technologies thought to be responsible for the squid attack. (Peteypedia supplemental materials - HBO website)

    1995                                                                                                                                                                 
  • April

  • 2004                                                                                                                                                                 
  • December

  • 2009                                                                                                                                                                 
    2010                                                                                                                                                                 
    • December 14
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Adrian Veidt begins writing his play The Watchmaker's Son. That night, he celebrates his first year on Europa with champagne and cake. (Season 1 episode It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice)

    2016                                                                                                                                                                 
    • December 24
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        The White Night reveals Dr. Manhattan's location to Cyclops. Judd Crawford gets promoted. (Peteypedia supplemental materials - HBO website) Christmas Eve 2016, a.k.a. White Night. White supremacist group The Seventh Kavalry attack the homes of 40 police officers working for the Tulsa Police Department. (Season 1 episode It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice)

    2017                                                                                                                                                                 
    2019                                                                                                                                                                 
  • August
  • September
    • September 1
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Special Agent Dale Petey writes a memo urging the FBI not to declare Adrian Veidt dead, for fear of angering right-wingers who want him found and punished for his role in Rorschach's disappearance. (Peteypedia supplemental materials - HBO website)
    • September 8
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        President Redford nominates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to replace the retiring Justice Grisham on the Supreme Court. Dale Petey writes a memo, this time about American Hero Story: Minutemen. (Peteypedia supplemental materials - HBO website) Sheriff Judd Crawford and his wife attend a production of Oklahoma. Officer Charlie Sutton of the Tulsa Police Department is shot by a Seventh Kavalry member during a routine traffic stop. (Season 1 episode It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice)
    • September 9
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Adrian Veidt is declared legally dead. Angela Abar attends Career Day at her son's school. A squidfall hits Tulsa (and Vancouver, Jakarta, and Leningrad). That afternoon, Angela Abar kidnaps a Seventh Kavalry member to interrogate about the shooting. The police raid the Seventh Kavalry facility at the cattle ranch. (Season 1 episode It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice)
    • September 15
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Petey writes a memo. (Peteypedia supplemental materials - HBO website)  The Crawfords have dinner at Cal and Angela's house. Later that night, Will Reeves uses mind control to make Judd Crawford hang himself. (Season 1 episode It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice)
    • September 16
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        The Tulsa Police Department finds Crawford's body and rousts the local Nixonville. Angela visits the Greenwood Center for Cultural Heritage and drops off Will's DNA sample. Later, she visits June Crawford, finding a Klan robe in Judd's closet. (Season 1 episode Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship)
    • September 19
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Angela Abar gives Looking Glass Judd's Klan robe and pills, and later chases masked adventurer known as Lube Man. Laurie Blake visits Cal Abar at his home. Angela and Blake visit Lady Trieu to ask about her drones. Bian has her nightmare. (Season 1 episode If You Don't Like My Story, Write Your Own)
    • September 20
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Looking Glass spends consults on a PR campaign for New York City. Laurie Blake takes over the investigation into the Seventh Kavalry and sends the Tulsa PD to canvas local churches to find the Kavalry's headquarters. Looking Glass' Extra-Dimensional Security alarm system malfunctions. (Season 1 episode Little Fear of Lightning)
    • September 21
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Looking Glass consults on a breakfast cereal campaign and visits his ex-wife to find out what Will Reeves' pills are. That night, he makes a new friend at a meeting of Extra-Dimensional Anxiety sufferers. She introduces him to Senator Keene, who asks for a favor. (Season 1 episode Little Fear of Lightning)
    • September 22
      •  Watchmen 2019 TV Series | Source Timeline
        Dale Petey and Laurie Blake write memos. (Peteypedia supplemental materials - HBO website) Looking Glass consults on an ad campaign for a new perfume, then turns Angela Abar over to Blake. Abar takes her grandfather Will's Nostalgia. (Season 1 episode Little Fear of Lightning)
  • October


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