- Nino Valenti dies.
- Vito Corleone passes away. Emilio Barzini takes his place as capo di tutti capi.
- The baptism of Michael Rizzi. On the same day, Michael Corleone orders the deaths of Barzini, Philip Tattaglia, Carmine Cuneo, Victor Stracci, Moe Greene, Salvatore Tessio and Carlo Rizzi.
- The Corleone family move to Nevada, leaving the business in New York in the hands of Peter Clemenza.
- A plane carrying Frank Falcone and Anthony Molinari is sabotaged by Michael Corleone, resulting in their deaths. The pilot, Nick Geraci, manages to survive.
- Marty Malone is exposed as a traitor and executed by Aldo Trapani.
- Domenico Mazza killed in a drive-by. Emilio Barzini, Jr. dies in a gunfight at Mazza's funeral.
- Marco Cuneo dies in mysterious circumstances.
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