Rapture

Events

Andrew Ryan is Born

Approx. 1911

World War 1

1914 - 1918

Ryan Leaves Russia for the US

Approx. 1919

World War II

1939 - 1945

Work for Rapture Begins

Approx. 1946

The construction of Rapture is officially underway

Rapture is Allowing Individuals to Move in

November 1946

Frank Fontaine (Atlas) Arrives in Rapture

1948

Fontaine begins to bring contraband into Rapture. After seeing the possibilities of ADAM, Fontaine Futuristics is founded. He, Tenenbaum, and Suchong set up The Little Sister's Orphanage to find girls who could be turned into ADAM factories. Fontaine's Home for the poor is also created, in hope it would boost Fontaine's image.

Ryan Cuts off Rapture from Rest of World

1951

Rapture is now Fully Habited

1951

Ryan cuts off all communication from the surface, meaning Lutwidge would no longer be in contact with Ryan and his city. He was not invited to Rapture, nor is he taken in part of "The Vanishing".

Rapture Enters a Period of Civil Unrest

1957

Big Daddies Surface in Rapture

1958

New Year's Riots Begin

1958

Fontaine Fakes his Death Comes Back as "Atlas"

September 1958

Rapture Civil War Begins

1959

Andrew Ryan Dies

1960