Fallout 4

  • Timeline begins to deviate from our own

    Captain Carl Bell of the United States Space Agency becomes the first human in space. This claim is disputed by both the Soviet Union and China. Bell died when the capsule crashed on its return to Earth.
  • New standards

    The Silver Bridge collapses. 31 vehicles fall into the Ohio River, killing 46 people. The collapse leads Congress to adopts the National Bridge Inspection Standards next year
  • Vault 76

    construction begins
  • riots and wars

    F.E.V. Research is leaked to the world through an unknown source. Protests in many major cities and governments around the world, as well as accusations that the U.S. was responsible for the New Plague. F.E.V. is seen as a threat and serves only to fuel tensions. The governments of the world fear what the U.S. is up to. Speculating anything from trying to make a breed of super soldier, to trying to make Hitler's master race, they begin to panic
  • Great War

    The Great War begins and ends, lasting only 2 hours. Most of the planet is razed to the ground from the nuclear weapons uses. The Sole Survivor of Fallout 4 and their family escape to Vault 111 before the bombs go off. All of the vaults are sealed.
  • Vault 111

    Vault 111 is allowed to be opened, but the overseer refuses to open it, causing a mutiny
  • City of Necropolis is founded

    The city of Necropolis is founded by ghoul survivors.
  • Vault 8 opens and Vault City is founded.

  • The Los Angeles Vault opens and the Boneyard is founded

  • Raiders form as well as the Khans and the Vipers

  • Death to most of mankind

    Most of the human life outside of vaults in Appalachia has been killed or infected by the Scorched