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Once Upon a Time in America - timeline
David 'Noodles' Aaronson and Maximilian Bercowicz born. (New York)
Philip 'Cockeye' Stein and Patsy Goldberg born. (New York)
Prohibition; Noodles and Max go into business against Bugsy, till he exacts his revenge. (New York)
Depression; Noodles released from prison.
Monday 20th November: The Miami Herald reports that the Volstead Act is repealed and Prohibition is over in December, thus making Max, Noodles, Cockeye and Patsy unemployed. (Miami, Florida)
An investigation begins into Chairman Bailey.
Sunday 10th November: Death of James Lister in the Bailey scandal, pushing Noodles out of retirement towards murder.