This is a timeline of events relating to HD Universe.
1609 September 4
- Dutch explorer Horatio Humboldt establishes the colony of New Rotterdam.
- The first slave ships arrive to America.
- The East India Trading Company hires a general for New Rotterdam called Gloria Hole.
1664 August 27
- Armed British warships attack New Rotterdam, claiming it and renaming it to Liberty City.
- The American Revolution begins.
- The American Revolution ends.
- Blaine County is founded.
- The Liberty Tree is established.
- The Exchange collapses, causing economic problems for Liberty City.
- The American Civil War begins.
- The American Civil War ends.
- Hinterland is established.
- Logger Beer is established.
- Construction of the Liberty City Subway begins. The first station is opened.
- The first train for the Liberty City Subway is built.
- The University of San Andreas, Los Santos is established.
- Downtown Cab Co. is founded.
- Arthur Stubbs is born.
- Vincent Lupisella is born.
- The Rotterdam Tower is built.
- Maureen McReary is born in Ireland.
- The only ten Z-Types are produced.
- Vapid is founded.
- Leonora Johnson born in the Midwest.
- Adriana Yanira Lopez is born.
- Vince Pelosi is born.
- Jimmy Pegorino is born in Alderney City.
- Clay Simons is born in Acter.
- The first Rusty Brown's Ring Donuts franchise opens up in Vice City.
- The Stinger is first manufactured.
- Mikhail Faustin is born in the USSR.
- Jim Fitzgerald is born in Acter.
- Francis McReary is born in Dukes.
- The founding members of The Lost MC meet while fighting in the Vietnam War.
- Jon Gravelli, Jr. is born.
- Manny Escuela is born in South Bohan, Bohan.
- Dwayne Forge is born in North Holland, Algonquin.
- Gerald McReary is born in Dukes.
- The Vietnam War ends, on April 30 and the The Lost MC is created by several war veterans.
- Leonora Johnson is murdered.
- Roman Bellic is born in Serbia.
- Elizabeta Torres is born in Puerto Rico.
- Gracie Ancelotti born in Alderney City.
- Terry Thorpe is born in Acter, Alderney.
- Bruce Kibbutz is born in the Midwest USA.
- Niko Bellic and Florian Cravic are born in Serbia.
- Sonny Cangelosi dies, Jon Gravelli becomes boss of the Gambetti Family.
- March 15 Jolene Cranley-Evans dies in a tragic accident.
- Patrick "Packie" McReary is born Dukes, Liberty City.
- Gordon Sargent is born Dukes, Liberty City.
- Mallorie Bardas is born in Puerto Rico.
- Jason Michaels is born in Acter.
- Anthony Corrado is born.
- "Little" Jacob Hughes is born in Jamaica.
- Huang Lee is born in Kowloon, Hong Kong.
- Michael Townley robs his first bank on the outskirts of Carcer City.
- Franklin Clinton is born. in South Los Santos.
- Niko Bellic is twelve when his family gets first electricity.
1992 April 1
- The Bosnian war begins. Niko Bellic later fights in the Bosnian conflict on the Serbian side.
- Dwayne Forge is arrested for Tax Evasion.
1995 December 14
- The Bosnian war is declared over with the signing of the Dayton Agreement, although many conflicts still continue. Around this time, Niko Bellic and his army unit are betrayed and killed except for him, Florian Cravic and Darko Brevic. Niko begins searching for the traitor.
- Roman Bellic emigrates to the USA, where he settles in Liberty City and becomes a cab driver.
- Niko Bellic starts to work for Ray Bulgarin.
- Teddy Benavidez is arrested for heroin possession.
- Chan Jaoming is arrested for heroin possession.
- Lester Leroc is arrested for burglary: Illegal Entry with Criminal Intent.
- Michael Graves is arrested for a criminal sexual act.
- Dave Johnson is arrested for manslaughter.
- Bozo is killed by police officers during a shootout.
- Ray Boccino is arrested for burglary.
- Playboy X is arrested for possession controlled substance: Crack Cocaine.
- Gerald McReary is arrested for conspiracy to commit extortion.
- Dwayne Forge is arrested for possession of controlled substance: Crack cocaine with intent to sell.
- Terry Thorpe is arrested for manslaughter.
- Gay Tony is arrested for public lewdness.
- Tom Rivas is arrested for coercion blackmail.
- Jason Michaels is arrested for hijacking.
- Luther Austin is arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
- Bucky Sligo is arrested for armed robbery.
- Merle Abrahams supposedly commits the murders of eight young men.
- Fabien LaRouche moves to San Fierro.
2001 (September 11)
- The 9/11 attacks occurred. The attacks are frequently mentioned, especially in political atmospheres like Weazel News.
2003 (March 20 - May 1)
- December Michael Townley, Trevor Philips and Brad Snider rob a bank in Ludendorff, North Yankton.
- Johnny Klebitz, Brian Jeremy and Terry Thorpe ride to Los Santos.
- Angels in America, No Love Lost and It's War all take place in that chronological order, when Jason Michaels is killed. In addition, It's War takes place around the same time or shortly after Roman's Sorrow, according to internet news.
- Blow Your Cover and Buyer's Market are one event.
- Three Leaf Clover and I Luv LC take place on the same day, when a bank is robbed.
- This Shit's Cursed takes place very shortly after Chinese Takeout, as during the latter Billy Grey arranges the Triad ambush on Johnny.
- Tom Goldberg is killed before Hit the Pipe, according to internet news.
- Roman's Holiday takes place very shortly before Hostile Negotiation; Roman Bellic is kidnapped, and is then saved by his cousin.
- Frosting On The Cake and Diamonds in the Rough are one event, and both right before Taking in the Trash.
- It's hinted during Not So Fast (when Gracie doesn't call Tony back) that I'll Take Her occurs in between Frosting On The Cake / Diamonds in the Rough (same event) and the diamond deal mentioned below. It also places the kidnapping shortly after Taking in the Trash from Niko's perspective.
- Museum Piece, Collector's Item and Not So Fast, the infamous diamond deal, and are all one event.
- No Way on the Subway takes place during Was It Worth It?, when Jim Fitzgerald is killed.
- Ladies' Night happens in between Ransom (because Tony is forwarded the photo) and She's a Keeper (because Gracie is at the original hideout).
- Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend and Ladies Half Price are one event.
- Dimitri Rascalov is killed before Departure Time.
2008 (October 3)
- The US government spends $700 billion to bail out several major banks, which *Gay Tony briefly mentions in the mission I Luv LC.
- The events of GTA Chinatown Wars take place. The GTA IV timeline may also go into early 2009 as many of the songs from EFLC are from 2009.
- Animal Ark is established.
- Tequi-la-la is established on New Year's Day.
- The events of Grand Theft Auto Online take place in San Andreas.
- The Online Player arrives in the Los Santos International Airport by airplane and is met by Lamar Davis.
- The events of Grand Theft Auto V take place in San Andreas.
- Jay Norris is murdered by Michael De Santa.
- The Vangelico jewelry store is robbed.
- Johnny Klebitz, along with many important Lost MC members, are murdered by Trevor Philips Enterprises.
- The Lost MC's presence in San Andreas is severely weakened by the loss of their leader and the conquest of the Sandy Shores Airfield.
- Trevor Philips and Wade Hebert arrive at Floyd's Apartment in Vespucci Beach.