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The following is a '''timeline of events''' in the canon of the '''''[[GTA III Era|Grand Theft Auto III era]]''''', in the order which they occurred. Note that the article ''does not'' include events from ''[[Grand Theft Auto 1|Grand Theft Auto]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1969]]/[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1961]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]'' or the [[GTA IV Era|Grand Theft Auto IV era]], because they are confirmed not to take place in the same canon.
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The following is a '''timeline of events''' in the canon of the [[3D Universe]], in the order which they occurred. Note that the article ''does not'' include events from ''[[Grand Theft Auto 1|Grand Theft Auto]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1969]]/[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1961]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]'' or the ''[[HD Universe]]'', because they are confirmed not to take place in the same canon.
   
 
==Timeline==
 
==Timeline==
 
===Pre-1900===
 
===Pre-1900===
*'''[[1798]]: '''[[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] is founded, according to the 200th anniversary of the city in 1998 in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|Liberty City Stories]], 22 years after the declaration of independence from the [[United States of America|United States]].
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*'''[[1798]]: '''[[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] is founded, according to the 200th anniversary of the city in 1998 in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|Liberty City Stories]], 22 years after the declaration of independence from the [[United States of America|United States]].
*'''1835: '''Earth begins its existence according to the [[Epsilon Program]].[http://www.epsilonprogram.com/]
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*'''[[1835]]: '''Earth begins its existence according to the [[Epsilon Program]].[http://www.epsilonprogram.com/]
 
*'''[[1842]]: '''The 66th Cavalry under [[Colonel Henry Bolt]] left their base in [[Fort Carson]] to head to [[Las Barrancas]] to heed the calls of homesteaders as bandits attacked. The entire force fell down a hole whilst running to the nearby Las Barrancas. The hole then took the name of the "Barrancas Mass Grave".
 
*'''[[1842]]: '''The 66th Cavalry under [[Colonel Henry Bolt]] left their base in [[Fort Carson]] to head to [[Las Barrancas]] to heed the calls of homesteaders as bandits attacked. The entire force fell down a hole whilst running to the nearby Las Barrancas. The hole then took the name of the "Barrancas Mass Grave".
*'''[[1869]]: '''Is the year Tentative of the founding of [[LCPD in GTA III Era|Liberty City Police Department]]. This date is derived from the insignia of the Department where you can see at a glance the number 1869.
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*'''[[1869]]: '''Is the year Tentative of the founding of [[LCPD in 3D Universe|Liberty City Police Department]]. This date is derived from the insignia of the Department where you can see at a glance the number 1869.
   
*'''1872: '''Is founded the [[Liberty City Fire Department]], this date is obtained from the emblem carried by [[Fire Truck]]s in [[Grand Theft Auto III]]: "Putting out Since 1872"
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*'''[[1872]]: '''The [[Liberty City Fire Department (3D Universe)|Liberty City Fire Department]] is founded, this date is obtained from the emblem carried by [[Fire Truck]]s in [[Grand Theft Auto III]]: "Putting out Since 1872"
   
*'''1888: '''[[Ranch]] starts operating in America.
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*'''[[1888]]: '''[[Ranch]] starts operating in America.
*'''1897: '''[[Sweeney General Hospital]] opens in [[Portland View]], [[Portland]],[[Liberty City in GTA III Era| Liberty City]].
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*'''[[1897]]: '''[[Sweeney General Hospital]] opens in [[Portland View]], [[Portland]],[[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]].
*'''1900: '''[[Auntie Poulet]] is born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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*'''[[1900]]: '''[[Auntie Poulet]] is born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
   
 
===1910s===
 
===1910s===
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===1920s===
 
===1920s===
 
*'''[[1923]]: '''The [[Liberty City Memorial Stadium]] or "Bush Stadium" is completed and opened to public use.
 
*'''[[1923]]: '''The [[Liberty City Memorial Stadium]] or "Bush Stadium" is completed and opened to public use.
*'''1925: '''[[Juan Cortez]] is born in Central America.
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*'''[[1925]]: '''[[Juan Cortez]] is born in Central America.
   
 
===1930s===
 
===1930s===
*'''1930: '''The [[Subway in GTA III|Portland El]], a commuter train, is introduced for commuters living in [[Portland]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]].
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*'''[[1930]]: '''The [[Subway in GTA III|Portland El]], a commuter train, is introduced for commuters living in [[Portland]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
*'''1932: '''[[Barber Black Sheep]], a barber shop in [[Vice City]], is established.
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*'''[[1932]]: '''[[Barber Black Sheep]], a barber shop in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]], is established.
*'''1934: '''[[D. Flour Bakery]], a cream bun filler, starts operating in [[San Fierro]].
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*'''[[1934]]: '''[[D. Flour Bakery]], a cream bun filler, starts operating in [[San Fierro (3D Universe)|San Fierro]].
   
 
===1940s===
 
===1940s===
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*'''[[1951]]: '''[[Tommy Vercetti]] is born.
 
*'''[[1951]]: '''[[Tommy Vercetti]] is born.
 
*'''1952: '''[[Moorehead Rides Again]], a show featuring [[Gordon Moorehead]] and [[Molly Malmstein]], is cancelled.
 
*'''1952: '''[[Moorehead Rides Again]], a show featuring [[Gordon Moorehead]] and [[Molly Malmstein]], is cancelled.
*'''[[1953]]: '''[[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]] in [[Shoreside Vale]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] is opened for public use.
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*'''[[1953]]: '''[[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]] in [[Shoreside Vale]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] is opened for public use.
 
*'''1953: '''[[Ken Rosenberg]] is born.
 
*'''1953: '''[[Ken Rosenberg]] is born.
*'''[[1958]]: '''[[Ray Machowski]] is born in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]].
 
*'''1958: '''[[Big Smoke]] is born in [[Ganton]], [[Los Santos in GTA III Era|Los Santos]].
 
 
*'''[[1956]]: '''[[Victor Vance]] is born.
 
*'''[[1956]]: '''[[Victor Vance]] is born.
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*'''[[1958]]: '''[[Ray Machowski]] is born in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
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*'''1958: '''[[Big Smoke]] is born in [[Ganton]], [[Los Santos (3D Universe)|Los Santos]].
   
 
===1960s===
 
===1960s===
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*'''[[1964]]: '''[[Kent Paul]] is born in England.
 
*'''[[1964]]: '''[[Kent Paul]] is born in England.
 
*'''[[1965]]: '''[[Maccer]] is born in England. [http://www.maccer.net/]
 
*'''[[1965]]: '''[[Maccer]] is born in England. [http://www.maccer.net/]
*'''[[1967]]: '''700 hippies choke to death on toads on the "Notorious Blackfield Bad Trip of 1967" in [[Blackfield]], [[Las Venturas]].''''' '''''
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*'''[[1967]]: '''700 hippies choke to death on toads on the "Notorious Blackfield Bad Trip of 1967" in [[Blackfield]], [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]].''''' '''''
 
*'''[[1968]]: '''[[Carl Johnson]] is born.
 
*'''[[1968]]: '''[[Carl Johnson]] is born.
*'''1968: '''[[Howlin' Petes Biker Emporium]] opens for business in [[Vice City]]
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*'''1968: '''[[Howlin' Petes Biker Emporium]] opens for business in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]
*'''[[1968]]: '''[[Momma's Restaurant]] opens for business in [[Saint Mark's]], [[Portland]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] and was run by [[Momma Cipriani]].
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*'''[[1968]]: '''[[Momma's Restaurant]] opens for business in [[Saint Mark's]], [[Portland]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] and was run by [[Momma Cipriani]].
 
*'''[[1969]]: '''Jazz Magazines, a magazines store, opens.
 
*'''[[1969]]: '''Jazz Magazines, a magazines store, opens.
   
 
===1970s===
 
===1970s===
*'''[[1970]] '''The rock radio station [[K-DST]] started broadcasting in [[State of San Andreas|San Andreas]], the data obtained from radio slogan that reads: "There are radios that promulgate drugs and women, but we have been doing well for 22 years." (GTA: San Andreas takes place in 1992.)
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*'''[[1970]] '''The rock radio station [[K-DST]] started broadcasting in [[San Andreas (3D Universe)|San Andreas]], the data obtained from radio slogan that reads: "There are radios that promulgate drugs and women, but we have been doing well for 22 years." ([[GTA: San Andreas]] takes place in 1992.)
*[[1972]]: [[Catalina]] is born.
 
 
 
*'''[[1971]]: '''The [[Forelli Family]] sends [[Tommy Vercetti]] to kill a man. Tommy is ambushed and attacked by eleven gangsters. Tommy kills all his attackers and is taken to jail under the nickname "The [[Harwood]] Butcher".
 
*'''[[1971]]: '''The [[Forelli Family]] sends [[Tommy Vercetti]] to kill a man. Tommy is ambushed and attacked by eleven gangsters. Tommy kills all his attackers and is taken to jail under the nickname "The [[Harwood]] Butcher".
*'''[[1973]]: '''[[Carson General Hospital]] opens in [[Rockford]], [[Staunton Island]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]].
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*'''[[1972]]: '''[[Catalina]] is born.
*'''[[1977]]: '''[[Burn Baby Burn]] and [[spray'n'go]] open in [[Vice City]]
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*'''[[1973]]: '''[[Carson General Hospital]] opens in [[Rockford]], [[Staunton Island]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
*'''[[1978]]: '''[[Ken Rosenberg]] starts his career as a lawyer in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]], defending the [[Forelli Family]].
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*'''[[1977]]: '''[[Burn Baby Burn]] and [[spray'n'go]] open in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]
*'''1978: '''[[Ricardo Diaz]], a very powerful drug lord from Columbia, bribes the INS for a green card, allowing him to take residence in [[Vice City]].
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*'''[[1978]]: '''[[Ken Rosenberg]] starts his career as a lawyer in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]], defending the [[Forelli Family]].
*'''[[1979]]: '''The construction of [[Hyman Memorial Stadium]] is completed in [[Vice City]] and the stadium opens.
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*'''1978: '''[[Ricardo Diaz]], a very powerful drug lord from Columbia, bribes the INS for a green card, allowing him to take residence in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
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*'''[[1979]]: '''The construction of [[Hyman Memorial Stadium]] is completed in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]] and the stadium opens.
   
 
===1980s===
 
===1980s===
*'''[[1980]]: '''[[Congressman Alex Shrub|Alex Shrub]] is elected Congressman for [[Vice City]].
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*'''[[1980]]: '''[[Congressman Alex Shrub|Alex Shrub]] is elected Congressman for [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
 
*'''1980: '''[[Maurice Chavez]] begins working in Vice City as ''Sal, the Wheat-Free Clown''.
 
*'''1980: '''[[Maurice Chavez]] begins working in Vice City as ''Sal, the Wheat-Free Clown''.
*'''1980: '''The band [[Ambulance (band)|Ambulance]] (featuring [[Crow|Bernard "Crow" Gordon]] and [[Trev]]) become a hit in Vice City.
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*'''1980: '''The band Ambulance (featuring [[Crow|Bernard "Crow" Gordon]] and [[Trev]]) become a hit in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
   
*'''[[1981]]: '''[[Wave 103]], a new wave radio station, broadcasts its first show in [[Vice City]].
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*'''[[1981]]: '''[[Wave 103]], a new wave radio station, broadcasts its first show in [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
 
*'''1981: '''The Florida secessionist movement begins.
 
*'''1981: '''The Florida secessionist movement begins.
 
*'''1981: '''[[Evacuator]], a film starring [[Jack Howitzer]], premieres and is shown nation wide.
 
*'''1981: '''[[Evacuator]], a film starring [[Jack Howitzer]], premieres and is shown nation wide.
 
*'''1981: '''[[Kent Paul]] is arrested in Kent, England after smashing [[Mark Cosgrove|Mark Cosgrove's]] car (after Cosgrove stole Kent’s girlfriend [[May]]).
 
*'''1981: '''[[Kent Paul]] is arrested in Kent, England after smashing [[Mark Cosgrove|Mark Cosgrove's]] car (after Cosgrove stole Kent’s girlfriend [[May]]).
*'''[[1982]]: '''Kent Paul leaves England for Florida.
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*'''[[1982]]: '''[[Kent Paul]] leaves England for Florida.
 
*'''1982: '''[[Cluckin' Bell]] begins operations in America. [http://www.cluckinbellhappychicken.com/]
 
*'''1982: '''[[Cluckin' Bell]] begins operations in America. [http://www.cluckinbellhappychicken.com/]
 
*'''1982: '''[[Barry Stark]] stops wearing clothes.
 
*'''1982: '''[[Barry Stark]] stops wearing clothes.
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*'''[[1984]]: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''''' take place in late fall.
 
*'''[[1984]]: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''''' take place in late fall.
*'''1984: '''Hurricane Gordy heads for Vice City, but bypasses the state.
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*'''1984: '''Hurricane Gordy heads for [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]], but bypasses the state.
 
*'''1984: '''The car company [[Maibatsu]] releases a new sports car called the [[Thunder]].
 
*'''1984: '''The car company [[Maibatsu]] releases a new sports car called the [[Thunder]].
*'''1984: '''Local radio station [[V-Rock]] intern [[Lazlow]] goes to a school out of Vice City to learn how to be a DJ. In the next year or two, the station fires [[Cousin Ed|DJ Cousin Ed]] and when the station becomes more successful, Lazlow is nationally famous.
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*'''1984: '''Local radio station [[V-Rock]] intern [[Lazlow]] goes to a school out of [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]] to learn how to be a DJ. In the next year or two, the station fires [[Cousin Ed|DJ Cousin Ed]] and when the station becomes more successful, Lazlow is nationally famous.
*'''1984: '''Maurice Chavez has a baby with [[Michelle Montanius]].
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*'''1984: '''[[Maurice Chavez]] has a baby with [[Michelle Montanius]].
 
*'''[[1985]]: '''The Home [[Degenatron]] games console is released.
 
*'''[[1985]]: '''The Home [[Degenatron]] games console is released.
 
*'''1985: '''[[Giggle Cream]] is released with the slogan "Make Desserts Funny".
 
*'''1985: '''[[Giggle Cream]] is released with the slogan "Make Desserts Funny".
 
*'''1985: '''[[Jack Howitzer]] is nominated for an Oscar, but does not win the award.
 
*'''1985: '''[[Jack Howitzer]] is nominated for an Oscar, but does not win the award.
*'''1985: '''[[Jenny Louise Crab]] was named Vice City's civilian of the year
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*'''1985: '''[[Jenny Louise Crab]] was named [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City's]] civilian of the year
 
*'''[[1986]]: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''''' take place, in summer.
 
*'''[[1986]]: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''''' take place, in summer.
*[[Victor Vance]] is killed during drug exchange at Vice Port and [[Lance Vance|Lance]] is killed not long after by Tommy Vercetti.
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*[[Victor Vance]] is killed during drug exchange at Vice Port and [[Lance Vance|Lance]] is killed not long after by [[Tommy Vercetti|Tommy Vercetti.]]
*'''1986: '''After [[Sonny Forelli]]'s death, [[Franco Forelli]] is the new head of the Forelli crime family in Liberty City.
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*'''1986: '''After [[Sonny Forelli]]'s death, [[Franco Forelli]] is the new head of the Forelli crime family in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
*'''1986: '''Hurricane Hermione devastates 4 Caribbean islands, and approaches Vice City but safely bypasses.
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*'''1986: '''Hurricane Hermione devastates 4 Caribbean islands, and approaches [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]] but safely bypasses.
*'''Unknown (1986-1992): '''Ken Rosenberg is disbarred from the law and goes to rehab in Las Venturas for his cocaine addiction. By the time he is released in 1992, Tommy Vercetti has stopped associating with him.
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*'''Unknown (1986-1992): '''[[Ken Rosenberg]] is disbarred from the law and goes to rehab in [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]] for his cocaine addiction. By the time he is released in 1992, [[Tommy Vercetti]] has stopped associating with him.
*'''Unknown (1986-1992): '''Lazlow is fired from his radio DJ job at [[V-Rock]], later to become a talk show host on [[Entertaining America]] in 1992.
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*'''Unknown (1986-1992): '''[[Lazlow]] is fired from his radio DJ job at [[V-Rock]], later to become a talk show host on [[Entertaining America]] in 1992.
*'''[[1987]]: '''After [[Carl Johnson]] is blamed for letting his brother [[Brian Johnson]] die, he moves from his hometown of[[Los Santos in GTA III Era| Los Santos]] to Liberty City, later to work for [[Joey Leone]] in a stolen car ring. Meanwhile, the trend of crack cocaine empowers the [[Ballas]] and [[Vagos]] street gangs, weakening [[Grove Street Families]] who refuse to sell it. [[Seville Boulevard Families|Seville and]] [[Temple Drive Families|Temple factions]] also divide from Grove and begin a three-way feud; according to [[Big Smoke]], "Seville wrongs Temple, Temple wrongs Grove, bad blood leads to bad blood".
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*'''[[1987]]: '''After [[Carl Johnson]] is blamed for letting his brother [[Brian Johnson]] die, he moves from his hometown of [[Los Santos in GTA III Era|Los Santos]] to [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] , later to work for [[Joey Leone]] in a stolen car ring. Meanwhile, the trend of crack cocaine empowers the [[Ballas (3D Universe)|Ballas]] and [[Los Santos (3D Universe)|Vagos]] street gangs, weakening [[Grove Street Families]] who refuse to sell it. [[Seville Boulevard Families|Seville]] and [[Temple Drive Families|Temple factions]] also divide from Grove and begin a three-way feud; according to [[Big Smoke]], "Seville wrongs Temple, Temple wrongs Grove, bad blood leads to bad blood".
   
*'''1987: '''Giggle Cream is withdrawn from the market two years after being released.
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*'''1987: '''[[Giggle Cream]] is withdrawn from the market two years after being released.
 
*'''1987: '''[[Blox]] is withdrawn from the market and is used as an American defense strategy.
 
*'''1987: '''[[Blox]] is withdrawn from the market and is used as an American defense strategy.
 
*'''1987: '''[[Swapmeet]], a sitcom, premieres.
 
*'''1987: '''[[Swapmeet]], a sitcom, premieres.
*'''[[1988]]: '''A pollution leak occurs in Liberty City, presumably with some harmful effects as a government body report stated: "This spill is nowhere near as serious as the pollution leak of 1988, so I don’t know why people are complaining".
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*'''[[1988]]: '''A pollution leak occurs in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]], presumably with some harmful effects as a government body report stated: "This spill is nowhere near as serious as the pollution leak of 1988, so I don’t know why people are complaining".
*'''1989: '''A damaging earthquake strikes the [[San Fierro]] district of [[Doherty]], levelling buildings and collapsing a section of a double decker freeway.
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*'''1988: '''A damaging earthquake strikes the [[San Fierro (3D Universe)|San Fierro]] district of [[Doherty]], levelling buildings and collapsing a section of a double decker freeway.
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*'''[[1989]]: '''[[Roger C. Hole]] is first elected Mayor of [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
   
 
===1990s===
 
===1990s===
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*'''[[1990]]: '''[[Roger C. Hole]] is officially sworn in as Mayor of [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
 
*'''1990: '''[[Madd Dogg]] releases his first two albums entitled ''[[Hustlin' Like Gangstaz]]'' and ''[[Still Madd]]''. [[GMW]] also releases an album entitled ''GMW: It’s a GMW Thang!''
 
*'''1990: '''[[Madd Dogg]] releases his first two albums entitled ''[[Hustlin' Like Gangstaz]]'' and ''[[Still Madd]]''. [[GMW]] also releases an album entitled ''GMW: It’s a GMW Thang!''
 
*'''1991: '''[[Yakuza]] queenpin [[Asuka Kasen]] first arrives in America.
 
*'''1991: '''[[Yakuza]] queenpin [[Asuka Kasen]] first arrives in America.
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*'''1992: '''Kent Paul becomes the manager of the [[Gurning Chimps]] and proposes the band goes to America. The lead member, [[Maccer]], is excited at this prospect.
 
*'''1992: '''Kent Paul becomes the manager of the [[Gurning Chimps]] and proposes the band goes to America. The lead member, [[Maccer]], is excited at this prospect.
*'''1992: '''[[Paulie Sindacco|Paulie and]] [[Johnny Sindacco]], [[Salvatore Leone]] and the [[Forelli Brothers]] form a truce and business partnership in [[Caligula's Casino]], an impressive corporate-scale [[Las Venturas]] hotel and casino. [[Ken Rosenberg]], only days out of rehab, is chosen as their middle man.
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*'''1992: '''[[Paulie Sindacco|Paulie and]] [[Johnny Sindacco]], [[Salvatore Leone]] and the [[Forelli Brothers]] form a truce and business partnership in [[Caligula's Casino]], an impressive corporate-scale [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]] hotel and casino. [[Ken Rosenberg]], only days out of rehab, is chosen as their middle man.
*'''1992: '''Mayor [[Roger C. Hole]] is first elected into City Hall.
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*'''1992: '''A large [[San Andreas Earthquake|earthquake]] rattles the [[San Andreas (3D Universe)|State of San Andreas]], prompting the closure of inter-county bridges throughout the state.
*'''1992: '''A large [[San Andreas Earthquake|earthquake]] rattles the [[State of San Andreas]], prompting the closure of inter-county bridges throughout the state.
 
 
*'''1992: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''''' take place during winter (December).
 
*'''1992: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''''' take place during winter (December).
*'''1992:''' The sitcom ''My Five Uncles'' premieres, replacing the cancelled sitcom ''Just the Five of Us'', which starred [[Jimmy]] and [[Claude Maginot]]. Both shows aired Friday on VBS. Jimmy is arrested the same year, in possession of cocaine with several prostitutes at the [[Four Dragons Casino]] in [[Las Venturas]] (while being interviewed by [[WCTR]] news' [[Richard Burns]] at the child actor convention).
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*'''1992:''' The sitcom ''[[My Five Uncles]]'' premieres, replacing the cancelled sitcom ''[[Just the Five of Us]]'', which starred [[Jimmy (actor)|Jimmy]] and [[Claude Maginot]]. Both shows aired Friday on VBS. Jimmy is arrested the same year, in possession of cocaine with several prostitutes at the [[Four Dragons Casino]] in [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]] (while being interviewed by [[WCTR]] news' [[Richard Burns]] at the child actor convention).
*'''1993: '''The infamous million dollar lunch incident takes place in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]], in which Mayor Roger C. Hole, three Russian prostitutes and a senior manager from a construction company were caught attempting to secure government contracts.
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*'''1993: '''The infamous million dollar lunch incident takes place in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]], in which Mayor Roger C. Hole, three Russian prostitutes and a senior manager from a construction company were caught attempting to secure government contracts.
*'''1994: '''Madd Dogg releases an album entitled ''N.L.A.D.B. (Never Leave A Dogg Behind)'', which is poorly received and directs him to retire. Rochell’le releases an album called ''Dangerous Curves'' before her career spirals downward as well.
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*'''1993: '''Roger C. Hole is reelected Mayor for a second term.
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*'''1994: '''[[Madd Dogg]] releases an album entitled ''N.L.A.D.B. (Never Leave A Dogg Behind)'', which is poorly received and directs him to retire. [[Rochell'le]] releases an album called ''Dangerous Curves'' before her career spirals downward as well.
 
*'''1994: '''[[Toni Cipriani]] kills a made man for the Leone Family, forcing him to go into hiding outside the country.
 
*'''1994: '''[[Toni Cipriani]] kills a made man for the Leone Family, forcing him to go into hiding outside the country.
*'''1994: '''Ohio State sues Cluckin' Bell over the side effects of their meals, which includes mammary gland swelling, although no link could be proven. [http://www.cluckinbellhappychicken.com/]
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*'''1994: '''Ohio State sues [[Cluckin' Bell]] over the side effects of their meals, which includes mammary gland swelling, although no link could be proven. [http://www.cluckinbellhappychicken.com/]
 
*'''1995: '''Liberty City Mayor [[Roger C. Hole]] is photographed having lunch with [[Franco Forelli]].
 
*'''1995: '''Liberty City Mayor [[Roger C. Hole]] is photographed having lunch with [[Franco Forelli]].
 
*'''1996: '''Believed to be when [[Yakuza]] leader, [[Kenji Kasen]], first arrives in America.
 
*'''1996: '''Believed to be when [[Yakuza]] leader, [[Kenji Kasen]], first arrives in America.
*'''1997: '''[[El Burro]], a prominent porn star since 1986, is placed under investigation by the [[LCPD in GTA III Era|LCPD]] because of the leadership position he allegedly holds with the [[Diablos]] street gang.
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*'''1997: '''[[El Burro (GTA III)|El Burro]], a prominent porn star since 1986, is placed under investigation by the [[Liberty City Police Department (3D Universe)|LCPD]] because of the leadership position he allegedly holds with the [[Diablos]] street gang.
*'''1997: '''The "Hong Kong Handover" takes place in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]], resulting in a massive influx of [[Portland Island Triads|Chinese Triad]] activity.
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*'''1997: '''The "Hong Kong Handover" takes place in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]], resulting in a massive influx of [[Portland Island Triads|Chinese Triad]] activity.
*'''1997: '''[[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] mayor Roger C. Hole is accused of securing drugs for city officials in exchange for sanitation contracts.
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*'''1997: '''[[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] mayor [[Roger C. Hole]] is accused of securing drugs for city officials in exchange for sanitation contracts.
 
*'''1997: '''[[Zaibatsu|Zaibatsu Pharmaceuticals]], unveiled their new wonder drug, [[Equanox]]. Zaibatsu are claiming that Equanox will combat lethargy, depression, melancholy, sexual dysfunction and allows you to see your environment very slow.
 
*'''1997: '''[[Zaibatsu|Zaibatsu Pharmaceuticals]], unveiled their new wonder drug, [[Equanox]]. Zaibatsu are claiming that Equanox will combat lethargy, depression, melancholy, sexual dysfunction and allows you to see your environment very slow.
*'''1997: '''Car jacking in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] is at an all time high.
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*'''1997: '''Car jacking in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] is at an all time high.
*'''1997: '''The FBI makes false allegations against [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] businessman [[Barry Harcross]], who also had offices in Colombia. The charges were that of money laundering and buying more than flowers from his Colombian office. This may suggest links to the [[Colombian Cartel]] gang.
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*'''1997: '''The FBI makes false allegations against [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] businessman [[Barry Harcross]], who also had offices in Colombia. The charges were that of money laundering and buying more than flowers from his Colombian office. This may suggest links to the [[Colombian Cartel]] gang.
*'''1997: '''The first known usage of the drug [[SPANK]] takes place in Liberty City.
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*'''1997: '''The first known usage of the drug [[SPANK]] takes place in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] .
 
*'''1997: '''The [[American Road Safety for Everybody]] (A.R.S.E.) Group starts a protest to ban motorcycles from Liberty City.
 
*'''1997: '''The [[American Road Safety for Everybody]] (A.R.S.E.) Group starts a protest to ban motorcycles from Liberty City.
*'''1997: '''A protest is started to take ''Swampmeet'', off the air before the premiere of it's 9th season.
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*'''1997: '''A protest is started to take ''Swampmeet'', off the air before the premiere of its 9th season.
*'''1997: '''The [[Pilgrim's Pantry]] opens.
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*'''1997: '''The Pilgrum's Pantry opens.
 
*'''1997: '''''[[RAILS]]'', a breakfast cereal that you snort, goes under an FDA Scrutiny.
 
*'''1997: '''''[[RAILS]]'', a breakfast cereal that you snort, goes under an FDA Scrutiny.
*'''1997: '''Mayor Roger C. Hole opens up an absolute legal killing mayhem for a week in honor of his 59th birthday celebration.
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*'''1997: '''Mayor Roger C. Hole is reelected for a third term.
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*'''1997: '''Roger C. Hole opens up an absolute legal killing mayhem for a week in honor of his 59th birthday celebration.
 
*'''1998: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''''' takes place during the autumn.
 
*'''1998: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''''' takes place during the autumn.
 
*'''1998: '''[[Jesus Max Sentenz]] founds the new vigilante group [[The Avenging Angels|Avenging Angels]]. They become defunct by 2001.
 
*'''1998: '''[[Jesus Max Sentenz]] founds the new vigilante group [[The Avenging Angels|Avenging Angels]]. They become defunct by 2001.
*'''1998-2001: '''[[Big Shot Casino]] is renamed Kenji's Casino, still controlled by the Kasen Yakuza and renamed for Kenji Kasen, the new ''waka gashira'' (second-in-command, likely under his father in Japan) of the Yakuza.
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*'''1998-2001: '''[[Big Shot Casino]] is renamed [[Kenji's Casino]] , still controlled by the Kasen Yakuza and renamed for Kenji Kasen, the new ''waka gashira'' (second-in-command, likely under his father in Japan) of the Yakuza.
*'''1998-2001: '''[[Donald Love]] avoids the [[Colombian Cartel]] by living on a yacht in the Carribean, and his investments make him a billionaire.
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*'''1998-2001: '''[[Donald Love]] avoids the [[Colombian Cartel]] by living on a yacht in the Caribbean, and his investments make him a billionaire.
*'''1998-2001: '''Toni Cipriani's apartment building in [[Saint Mark's]] is destroyed, and the portion of the street directly west is damaged. Cipriani moves into his family's restaurant with his mother.
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*'''1998-2001: '''[[Toni Cipriani|Toni Cipriani's]] apartment building in [[Saint Mark's]] is destroyed, and the portion of the street directly west is damaged. Cipriani moves into his family's restaurant with his mother.
*'''1998-2001: '''The Jefferson Street Credit Union Building construction work is finished, making it the tallest building in Liberty City. The [[Callahan Bridge]] construction is also completed.
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*'''1998-2001: '''The Jefferson Street Credit Union Building construction work is finished, making it the tallest building in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]]. The [[Callahan Bridge]] construction is also completed.
 
*'''1998-2001: '''Liberty City radio stations ''[[Liberty City Free Radio|LCFR]]'' and ''[[Radio Del Mundo]]'' are shut down. In addition to most of the DJs from those stations, radio DJs [[Boy Sanchez]], [[Cliff Lane]] and [[Natalie Walsh Davis]] are all fired. ''[[Gardening With Maurice]]'' is taken off the air for claiming the possibility of cross breeding a peach and a Pekingese midget.
 
*'''1998-2001: '''Liberty City radio stations ''[[Liberty City Free Radio|LCFR]]'' and ''[[Radio Del Mundo]]'' are shut down. In addition to most of the DJs from those stations, radio DJs [[Boy Sanchez]], [[Cliff Lane]] and [[Natalie Walsh Davis]] are all fired. ''[[Gardening With Maurice]]'' is taken off the air for claiming the possibility of cross breeding a peach and a Pekingese midget.
 
*'''1999: '''The car company [[Maibatsu]] comes out with a 12 seat SUV called the [[Maibatsu Monstrosity]]. The car is advertised having a submarine feature.
 
*'''1999: '''The car company [[Maibatsu]] comes out with a 12 seat SUV called the [[Maibatsu Monstrosity]]. The car is advertised having a submarine feature.
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===2000s===
 
===2000s===
 
*'''2000: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''' take place.''
 
*'''2000: '''The events of '''''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''' take place.''
*'''2001 (February): '''Barry Harcross is cleared of all the allegations dating back to 1997 and returns to [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]. Newly-elected president George W. Bush announces plans to visit [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] and improve [[Francis International Airport in GTA III Era|Francis International Airport]].
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**'''2000: '''[[8-Ball]] is arrested.
*'''2001 (March): '''The license for the [[Red Light District]] in [[Portland]], [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] is up for renewal, with Mayor Miles O'Donovan planning to revamp the area to compete with Amsterdam, Bangkok and Baghdad, although a report states that there is no tourist industry in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]. [[Winston Cole]] confirms that the Porter Tunnel project is behind schedule and will be finished within six months (October).
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**'''2000: '''[[Mike]] leaves Liberty City.
*'''2001 (April): '''A report is released stating that the pollution from a recent oil spill in the [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] Harbour (presumably the [[Portland Docks]] on [[Portland]]) will not effect the residents of Portland. Salvatore Leone walks free from court with only a $450,000 fine for illegally importing tomato sauce from the docks in Portland, Liberty City. He had been on charges of racketeering and tax evasion.
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*'''2001 (February): '''Barry Harcross is cleared of all the allegations dating back to 1997 and returns to [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]]. Newly elected president [[George W Bush]] announces plans to visit Liberty City and improve [[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport.]]
*'''2001 (May): '''[[Cheung Industries of Shanghai]], a Chinese company, expands into [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] with a mackerel factory in [[Callahan Point]], [[Portland]]. Mayor [[Miles O'Donovan]] denies he has misused government funds to support a nail gun business.
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*'''2001 (March): '''The license for the [[Red Light District]] in [[Portland]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] is up for renewal, with Mayor Miles O'Donovan planning to revamp the area to compete with Amsterdam, Bangkok and Baghdad, although a report states that there is no tourist industry in Liberty City. [[Winston Cole]] confirms that the [[Porter Tunnel]] project is behind schedule and will be finished within six months (October).
*'''2001 (June-July): '''Donald Love purchases [[Chatterbox FM]], hiring [[Lazlow]] to host a month later. All senior members of the [[Leone Family]] are under investigation. Liberty Tree states that killer bees are not a threat to Liberty City.
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*'''2001 (April): '''A report is released stating that the pollution from a recent oil spill in the [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] Harbour (presumably the [[Portland Docks]] on [[Portland]]) will not effect the residents of Portland. [[Salvatore Leone]] walks free from court with only a $450,000 fine for illegally importing tomato sauce from the docks in [[Portland]] , Liberty City . He had been on charges of racketeering and tax evasion.
*'''2001 (August): '''[[Leon McAffrey]], once the most powerful crooked cop in Liberty City, snitches on his trainee [[Ray Machowski]] (and his connection to Yakuza) to gain a dishonorable discharge instead of prison time.
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*'''2001 (May): '''[[Cheung Industries of Shanghai]], a Chinese company, expands into [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] with a mackerel factory in [[Callahan Point]], [[Portland]]. Mayor [[Miles O'Donovan]] denies he has misused government funds to support a nail gun business.
*'''2001 (October): '''8-Ball is sentenced to a long stint in jail after being convicted on 85 counts of owning a gun without a license. The [[Oriental Gentlemen]] arrives in Liberty City, and is quickly arrested for not providing a valid reason for being in America. The authorities begin plans to deport him. The dog ban in Liberty City is upheld.
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*'''2001 (June–July): '''Donald Love purchases [[Chatterbox FM]], hiring [[Lazlow]] to host a month later. All senior members of the [[Leone Family]] are under investigation. [[Liberty Tree]] states that killer bees are not a threat to [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]].
*'''2001 (October)''':
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*'''2001 (August): '''[[Leon McAffrey]], once the most powerful crooked cop in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]], snitches on his trainee [[Ray Machowski]] (and his connection to Yakuza) to gain a dishonorable discharge instead of prison time.
:*[[Grand Theft Auto III]] takes place in the fall, [[Catalina]] and [[Claude]] arrive in [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]], having left the [[State of San Andreas|state of San Andreas]][[1992| nine]] years previously. The two [[Introduction (GTA III)|rob]] a [[Bank of Liberty|bank]], however, Catalina shoots Claude, leaving him for dead, before [[Banshee|speeding]] off with high ranking [[Colombian Cartel]] gangster [[Miguel]].
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*'''2001 (October): '''8-Ball is sentenced to a long stint in jail after being convicted on 85 counts of owning a gun without a license. The [[Oriental Gentlemen]] arrives in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] and is quickly arrested for not providing a valid reason for being in America. The authorities begin plans to deport him. The dog ban in Liberty City is upheld.
:*Claude is later arrested and recovers from his gunshot wound. He is convicted but escapes when being transfered from [[Staunton Island]] to [[Portland Island]] when the Colombian Cartel attack the [[LCPD in GTA III Era|police convoy]]. They kidnap the [[Old Oriental Gentleman]] and, in the confusion, Claude and another prisoner, later identified as [[8-Ball]] manage to escape and avoid the shock waves of a bomb left by the Cartel.
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*==='''2001 (October)''':===
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:*[[Grand Theft Auto III]] takes place in the fall, [[Catalina]] and [[Claude]] arrive in [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]], having left the [[San Andreas (3D Universe)|state of San Andreas]] [[1992|nine years previously]]. The two [[Introduction (GTA III)|rob a bank]], however, [[Catalina]] shoots [[Claude]], leaving him for dead, before speeding off with high ranking [[Colombian Cartel]] gangster [[Miguel]].
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:*[[Claude]] is later arrested and recovers from his gunshot wound. He is convicted but escapes when being transfered from [[Staunton Island]] to [[Portland Island]] when the [[Colombian Cartel]] attack the [[Liberty City Police Department (3D Universe)|police]] convoy. They kidnap the [[Old Oriental Gentleman]] and, in the confusion, [[Claude]] and another prisoner, later identified as [[8-Ball]] manage to escape and avoid the shock waves of a bomb left by the [[Columbian Cartel|Cartel]] .
 
:*Claude and 8-Ball escape to a [[Portland Island Safehouse (GTA III)|safehouse]] and change out of their prison clothes, before driving to [[Luigi's Sex Club 7]]. 8-Ball convinces the clubs owner, [[Leone Family]] made man [[Luigi Goterelli]], to give Claude a chance and he has him drive [[Misty]] from the [[Sweeney General Hospital|hospital]] back to the club.
 
:*Claude and 8-Ball escape to a [[Portland Island Safehouse (GTA III)|safehouse]] and change out of their prison clothes, before driving to [[Luigi's Sex Club 7]]. 8-Ball convinces the clubs owner, [[Leone Family]] made man [[Luigi Goterelli]], to give Claude a chance and he has him drive [[Misty]] from the [[Sweeney General Hospital|hospital]] back to the club.
:*Claude continues to work for Goterelli, who later introduces him to [[Joey Leone]], who has him stir up tensions between the Leone Family and both [[Dead Skunk in the Trunk|the]] [[Forelli Family]] and [[Farewell 'Chunky' Lee Chong|the]] [[Portland Island Triads|Triads]]. Joey later introduces Claude to [[Toni Cipriani]], the right hand man of the [[Boss|Don]], who has Claude continue working in the ongoing troubles with the Triads.
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:*[[Claude]] continues to work for [[Luigi Goterelli|Goterelli]], who later introduces him to [[Joey Leone]], who has him stir up tensions between the [[Leone Family]] and both the [[Forelli Family]] and the [[Portland Island Triads|Triads]]. Joey later introduces [[Claude]] to [[Toni Cipriani]], the right hand man of the [[Boss|Don]], who has [[Claude]] continue working in the ongoing troubles with the Triads.
:*Claude also begins working for [[Bitch'n' Dog Food|factory]] manager [[Marty Chonks]] and [[Diablos]] leader [[El Burro (GTA III)|El Burro]].
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:*[[Claude]] also begins working for [[Bitch'n' Dog Food|factory]] manager [[Marty Chonks]] and [[Diablos]] leader [[El Burro (GTA III)|El Burro]].
:*Claude is later introduced to the head of the Leone Family, [[Salvatore Leone]], who is keen on tackling the Colombian Cartel's rising power base and has him [[Bomb Da Base Act I|team with]] 8-Ball to [[Bomb Da Base Act II|destroy]] a freighter used to manufacture the drug [[SPANK]].
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:*[[Claude]] is later introduced to the head of the Leone Family, [[Salvatore Leone]], who is keen on tackling the [[Colombian Cartel|Colombian Cartel's]] rising power base and has him [[Bomb Da Base Act I|team with]] 8-Ball to [[Bomb Da Base Act II|destroy]] a freighter used to manufacture the drug [[SPANK]].
:*Claude was later called to Salvatore's [[Salvatore's Gentlemen's Club|home]] and has him drive to move a car from [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] before the police discovers its contents. Claude, however, receives a message on his [[Communication|pager]] from [[Maria Latore]], the Don's wife, who tells him to go to a small dock, where she explains the situation, that she had told Salvatore they were an item and that he'd had a car bomb planted in the car. The two, with [[Yakuza]] co-leader [[Asuka Kasen]] then escape to [[Staunton Island]] by boat.
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:*[[Claude]] was later called to [[Salvatore's Gentlemen's Club|Salvatore's home]] and has him drive to move a car from [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] before the police discovers its contents. Claude, however, receives a message on his [[Communication|pager]] from [[Maria Latore]], the Don's wife, who tells him to go to a small dock, where she explains the situation, that she had told [[Salvatore]] they were an item and that he'd had a car bomb planted in the car. The two, with [[Yakuza]] co-leader [[Asuka Kasen]] then escape to [[Staunton Island]] by boat.
:*Claude, in an attempt to prove himself to Asuka, returns to Portland Island and kills Salvatore Leone as he leaves Luigi's Sex Club 7. He then continues to work for Asuka, protecting her from the [[Paparazzi Purge|paparazzi]] and an [[Two-Faced Tanner|undercover policeman]]. She then introduces him to her brother and co-leader [[Kenji Kasen|Kenji]] and the crooked policeman [[Ray Machowski]].
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:*[[Claude]], in an attempt to prove himself to Asuka, returns to Portland Island and kills Salvatore Leone as he leaves [[Luigi's Sex Club 7]]. He then continues to work for Asuka, protecting her from the [[Paparazzi Purge|paparazzi]] and an [[Two-Faced Tanner|undercover policeman]]. She then introduces him to her brother and co-leader [[Kenji Kasen|Kenji]] and the crooked policeman [[Ray Machowski]].
:*Claude works for Kenji and helps him maintain his honour, including [[Kanbu Bust-out|busting]] [[Kanbu]] out of prison and [[Deal Steal|ambushing]] a deal between the Colombian Cartel and the [[Uptown Yardies]]. Claude also begins to work for corrupt policeman Ray Machowski, attempting to cover up his dealings with the Yakuza, including [[Gone Fishing|killing]] his partner and [[Plaster Blaster|killing]] his former partner [[Leon McAffrey|partner]].
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:*[[Claude]] works for [[Kenji]] and helps him maintain his honour, including [[Kanbu Bust-out|busting]] [[Kanbu]] out of prison and [[Deal Steal|ambushing]] a deal between the [[Colombian Cartel]] and the [[Uptown Yardies]]. Claude also begins to work for corrupt policeman [[Ray Machowski]], attempting to cover up his dealings with the [[Yakuza]], including [[Gone Fishing|killing]] his partner and [[Plaster Blaster|killing]] his former partner [[Leon McAffrey|partner]].
:*Claude then briefly works for [[King Courtney]], leader of the Uptown Yardies, before he is [[Kingdom Come|betrayed]] when the Cartel succeed in forming an alliance with the Yardies.
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:*[[Claude]] then briefly works for [[King Courtney]], leader of the [[Uptown Yardies]], before he is [[Kingdom Come|betrayed]] when the [[Columbian Cartel|Cartel]] succeed in forming an alliance with the [[Yardies]] .
:*Media mogul [[Donald Love]] contacts Claude and employs him to [[Liberator|rescue]] the Old Oriental Gentleman, who was in the police convoy with him and helps Love with his business interests, including [[Escort Service|defending]] a [[Securicar]] from the Cartel. Love also has him [[Waka-Gashira Wipeout|kill]] his former boss Kenji Kasen in an attempt to drive down property prices. Love, however, disappears without a trace (most likely Killed by the Yakuza for his for Kenji).
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:*Media mogul [[Donald Love]] contacts [[Claude]] and employs him to [[Liberator|rescue]] the [[Old Oriental Gentleman]], who was in the police convoy with him and helps [[Donald Love|Love]] with his business interests, including [[Escort Service|defending]] a [[Securicar]] from the Cartel. Love also has him [[Waka-Gashira Wipeout|kill]] his former boss [[Kenji Kasen]] in an attempt to drive down property prices. [[Donald Love|Love]] , however, disappears without a trace (most likely Killed by the Yakuza for his for Kenji).
 
:*Claude also begins working for [[D-Ice]], leader of the [[Southside Hoods]] sub-sect
 
:*Claude also begins working for [[D-Ice]], leader of the [[Southside Hoods]] sub-sect
:*Asuka Kasen, following the death of her brother, becomes enraged and manages to capture Miguel, Cartel leader Catalina's right hand man. She begins to torture him and uses the information to have Claude attack the Cartel and their businesses interests. This results in [[Ransom (GTA III)|her death]] at the hands of Catalina, who also kills Miguel and kidnaps Maria. Claude later [[The Exchange (GTA III)|rescues Maria and kills Catalina]]. Claude and Maria begin to walk away from [[Cochrane Dam]], where the final battle between Claude and Catalina took place, and he fires a gun, which may have been intended to make her stop talking or to kill her.
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:*[[Asuka Kasen]] , following the [[Waka-Gashira Wipeout!|death of her brother]], becomes enraged and manages to capture [[Miguel]], Cartel leader [[Catalina|Catalina's]] right hand man. She begins to torture him and uses the information to have Claude attack the Cartel and their businesses interests. This results in [[Ransom (GTA III)|her death]] at the hands of Catalina, who also kills [[Miguel]] and [[Ransom (GTA III)|kidnaps]] [[Maria Latore|Maria]]. Claude later [[The Exchange (GTA III)|rescues Maria and kills Catalina]]. [[Claude]] and Maria begin to walk away from [[Cochrane Dam]], where the final battle between Claude and Catalina took place, and he fires a gun, which may have been intended to make her stop talking or to kill her.
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:*'''2003 The Events of Manhunt take place.'''
   
 
==Deaths==
 
==Deaths==
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*[[Ricardo Diaz]]
 
*[[Ricardo Diaz]]
 
*[[Gonzalez]]
 
*[[Gonzalez]]
*[[Sonny Forelli |Don Sonny Forelli ]]
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*[[Sonny Forelli|Don Sonny Forelli]]
 
*Possible death : [[Cam Jones]]
 
*Possible death : [[Cam Jones]]
   
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*Date of when Liberty City is first established can be found on map included in GTA LCS packaging
 
*Date of when Liberty City is first established can be found on map included in GTA LCS packaging
 
[[Category:Timeline]]
 
[[Category:Timeline]]
[[Category:GTA III Era|Timeline]]
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[[Category:3D Universe]]

Latest revision as of 01:50, October 16, 2014



The following is a timeline of events in the canon of the 3D Universe, in the order which they occurred. Note that the article does not include events from Grand Theft Auto, Grand Theft Auto: London 1969/Grand Theft Auto: London 1961, Grand Theft Auto 2 or the HD Universe, because they are confirmed not to take place in the same canon.

Timeline

Pre-1900

1910s

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

  • 1987: Giggle Cream is withdrawn from the market two years after being released.
  • 1987: Blox is withdrawn from the market and is used as an American defense strategy.
  • 1987: Swapmeet, a sitcom, premieres.
  • 1988: A pollution leak occurs in Liberty City, presumably with some harmful effects as a government body report stated: "This spill is nowhere near as serious as the pollution leak of 1988, so I don’t know why people are complaining".
  • 1988: A damaging earthquake strikes the San Fierro district of Doherty, levelling buildings and collapsing a section of a double decker freeway.
  • 1989: Roger C. Hole is first elected Mayor of Liberty City.

1990s

  • 1992: Kent Paul becomes the manager of the Gurning Chimps and proposes the band goes to America. The lead member, Maccer, is excited at this prospect.
  • 1992: Paulie and Johnny Sindacco, Salvatore Leone and the Forelli Brothers form a truce and business partnership in Caligula's Casino, an impressive corporate-scale Las Venturas hotel and casino. Ken Rosenberg, only days out of rehab, is chosen as their middle man.
  • 1992: A large earthquake rattles the State of San Andreas, prompting the closure of inter-county bridges throughout the state.
  • 1992: The events of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas take place during winter (December).
  • 1992: The sitcom My Five Uncles premieres, replacing the cancelled sitcom Just the Five of Us, which starred Jimmy and Claude Maginot. Both shows aired Friday on VBS. Jimmy is arrested the same year, in possession of cocaine with several prostitutes at the Four Dragons Casino in Las Venturas (while being interviewed by WCTR news' Richard Burns at the child actor convention).
  • 1993: The infamous million dollar lunch incident takes place in Liberty City, in which Mayor Roger C. Hole, three Russian prostitutes and a senior manager from a construction company were caught attempting to secure government contracts.
  • 1993: Roger C. Hole is reelected Mayor for a second term.
  • 1994: Madd Dogg releases an album entitled N.L.A.D.B. (Never Leave A Dogg Behind), which is poorly received and directs him to retire. Rochell'le releases an album called Dangerous Curves before her career spirals downward as well.
  • 1994: Toni Cipriani kills a made man for the Leone Family, forcing him to go into hiding outside the country.
  • 1994: Ohio State sues Cluckin' Bell over the side effects of their meals, which includes mammary gland swelling, although no link could be proven. [5]
  • 1995: Liberty City Mayor Roger C. Hole is photographed having lunch with Franco Forelli.
  • 1996: Believed to be when Yakuza leader, Kenji Kasen, first arrives in America.
  • 1997: El Burro, a prominent porn star since 1986, is placed under investigation by the LCPD because of the leadership position he allegedly holds with the Diablos street gang.
  • 1997: The "Hong Kong Handover" takes place in Liberty City, resulting in a massive influx of Chinese Triad activity.
  • 1997: Liberty City mayor Roger C. Hole is accused of securing drugs for city officials in exchange for sanitation contracts.
  • 1997: Zaibatsu Pharmaceuticals, unveiled their new wonder drug, Equanox. Zaibatsu are claiming that Equanox will combat lethargy, depression, melancholy, sexual dysfunction and allows you to see your environment very slow.
  • 1997: Car jacking in Liberty City is at an all time high.
  • 1997: The FBI makes false allegations against Liberty City businessman Barry Harcross, who also had offices in Colombia. The charges were that of money laundering and buying more than flowers from his Colombian office. This may suggest links to the Colombian Cartel gang.
  • 1997: The first known usage of the drug SPANK takes place in Liberty City .
  • 1997: The American Road Safety for Everybody (A.R.S.E.) Group starts a protest to ban motorcycles from Liberty City.
  • 1997: A protest is started to take Swampmeet, off the air before the premiere of its 9th season.
  • 1997: The Pilgrum's Pantry opens.
  • 1997: RAILS, a breakfast cereal that you snort, goes under an FDA Scrutiny.
  • 1997: Mayor Roger C. Hole is reelected for a third term.
  • 1997: Roger C. Hole opens up an absolute legal killing mayhem for a week in honor of his 59th birthday celebration.
  • 1998: The events of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories takes place during the autumn.
  • 1998: Jesus Max Sentenz founds the new vigilante group Avenging Angels. They become defunct by 2001.
  • 1998-2001: Big Shot Casino is renamed Kenji's Casino , still controlled by the Kasen Yakuza and renamed for Kenji Kasen, the new waka gashira (second-in-command, likely under his father in Japan) of the Yakuza.
  • 1998-2001: Donald Love avoids the Colombian Cartel by living on a yacht in the Caribbean, and his investments make him a billionaire.
  • 1998-2001: Toni Cipriani's apartment building in Saint Mark's is destroyed, and the portion of the street directly west is damaged. Cipriani moves into his family's restaurant with his mother.
  • 1998-2001: The Jefferson Street Credit Union Building construction work is finished, making it the tallest building in Liberty City. The Callahan Bridge construction is also completed.
  • 1998-2001: Liberty City radio stations LCFR and Radio Del Mundo are shut down. In addition to most of the DJs from those stations, radio DJs Boy Sanchez, Cliff Lane and Natalie Walsh Davis are all fired. Gardening With Maurice is taken off the air for claiming the possibility of cross breeding a peach and a Pekingese midget.
  • 1999: The car company Maibatsu comes out with a 12 seat SUV called the Maibatsu Monstrosity. The car is advertised having a submarine feature.

2000s

  • 2000: The events of Grand Theft Auto Advance take place.
    • 2000: 8-Ball is arrested.
    • 2000: Mike leaves Liberty City.
  • 2001 (February): Barry Harcross is cleared of all the allegations dating back to 1997 and returns to Liberty City. Newly elected president George W Bush announces plans to visit Liberty City and improve Francis International Airport.
  • 2001 (March): The license for the Red Light District in Portland, Liberty City is up for renewal, with Mayor Miles O'Donovan planning to revamp the area to compete with Amsterdam, Bangkok and Baghdad, although a report states that there is no tourist industry in Liberty City. Winston Cole confirms that the Porter Tunnel project is behind schedule and will be finished within six months (October).
  • 2001 (April): A report is released stating that the pollution from a recent oil spill in the Liberty City Harbour (presumably the Portland Docks on Portland) will not effect the residents of Portland. Salvatore Leone walks free from court with only a $450,000 fine for illegally importing tomato sauce from the docks in Portland , Liberty City . He had been on charges of racketeering and tax evasion.
  • 2001 (May): Cheung Industries of Shanghai, a Chinese company, expands into Liberty City with a mackerel factory in Callahan Point, Portland. Mayor Miles O'Donovan denies he has misused government funds to support a nail gun business.
  • 2001 (June–July): Donald Love purchases Chatterbox FM, hiring Lazlow to host a month later. All senior members of the Leone Family are under investigation. Liberty Tree states that killer bees are not a threat to Liberty City.
  • 2001 (August): Leon McAffrey, once the most powerful crooked cop in Liberty City, snitches on his trainee Ray Machowski (and his connection to Yakuza) to gain a dishonorable discharge instead of prison time.
  • 2001 (October): 8-Ball is sentenced to a long stint in jail after being convicted on 85 counts of owning a gun without a license. The Oriental Gentlemen arrives in Liberty City and is quickly arrested for not providing a valid reason for being in America. The authorities begin plans to deport him. The dog ban in Liberty City is upheld.
  • ===2001 (October):===

Deaths

GTA VCS (1984)
GTA VC (1986)

GTA SA (1992)

  • Possible deaths :
  • 1987

GTA LCS (1998)

GTA III (2001)




Sources

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