World War l begins and Gatsby and Nick both fight in it. Gatsby falls in love with Daisy but he leaves her to go fight in war. While he is gone she marries Tom Buchanan.
May 5, 1922
Nick moves to West Egg on Long Island, New York to learn the bond business and he rented a house next to Gatsby's mansion.
Meeting the Buchanans
May 12, 1922
Nick attends a dinner party at Daisy and Tom's house in East Egg. Here he meets Jordan Baker. Then, Tom takes Nick on a trip to New York, where Nick meets Tom's mistress, Myrtle Wilson.
June 10, 1922
Gatsby throws a party and personally invites Nick. There he meets up with Jordan Baker and finally meets Gatsby.
July 17, 1922
Gatsby drives Nick to New York for lunch. On the way there Gatsby reveals his past to Nick and while in the city Nick meets one of Gatsby's partners, Meyer Wolfsheim. Jordan reveals Gatsby's past love life with Daisy and Gatsby asks Nick if he would arrange a meeting for them.
Reunited At Last
July 19, 1922
Gatsby and Daisy are finally reunited at Nick's house after 5 years. Tom and Daisy attend one of Gatsby's massive parties where Tom finally meets Gatsby and he accuses him of being a bootlegger.
Hidden and Discovered Love
July 26, 1922
Gatsby finally wins over Daisy and calls off all parties and lays off all servants. George Wilson finds out about Myrtle and Toms affair
August 10, 1922
Gatsby, Nick and Jordan visit the Buchanans for lunch and Tom notices the passion between Gatsby and Daisy. They then all go to New York for the day, where Tom confronts Gatsby with the knowledge of the affair with his wife. This crushes Gatsby's dreams of being with Daisy.
Disaster in Paradise
August 10, 1922
While Daisy and Gatsby are returning home from the city in Gatsby's yellow Rolls Royce, Daisy hits Myrtle with the car, instantly killing her. When Tom discovers the accident he tells George it was Gatsby's car.
Pain and Misery
September 5, 1922 - September 10, 1922
Daisy and Tom reconcile and leave Gatsby by himself. Gatsby is then shot by George in revenge for Daisy killing his wife and then he takes his own life. Nick attempts to gather Gatsby's friends to attend his funeral but they have all disappeared. Only Gatsby's father, Owl Eyes, and the servants attend the funeral. Nick then leaves West Egg and returns to the Midwest.