- The 20th (twentieth) century began on January 1, 1901, and ended on December 31, 2000. The term is often used erroneously to refer to "the 1900s", the century between January 1, 1900 and December 31, 1999. It was the tenth and final century of the 2nd millennium.
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1921. 25 January: Premiere of the science-fiction play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots), in which the word "robot" was first used. February to March: Russia invades Georgia and incorporates it into the Soviet Union. 4 March: Warren G. Harding is inaugurated as President of the United States.
The 20th (twentieth) century began on January 1, 1901, and ended on December 31, 2000. It was the tenth and final century of the 2nd millennium. Unlike most century years, the year 2000 was a leap year, and the second century leap year in the Gregorian calendar after 1600 . The century had the first global-scale total wars between world powers ...
Following the 19th century, the 20th century changed the world in unprecedented ways. The World Wars sparked tension between countries and led to the creation of atomic bombs, the Cold War led to the Space Race and creation of space-based rockets, and the World Wide Web was created. These advancements have played a significant role in citizens ...
The 20th century began on January 1, 1901 and ended on December 31, 2000. It was the century that saw two world wars, the Soviet Union rise and fall, the coming of the telephone, sound recording, film and television, airplanes, atomic weapons, genetics and DNA, computers and electronics in general. Science and industrialization spread; medicine ...
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